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|definition=1. Any [[invertebrate]] [[sense organ]].  
 
|definition=1. Any [[invertebrate]] [[sense organ]].  
  
2. ([[Arthropoda]]) Usually applied as sensory [[nerve ending]]s, but also used for sensory hairs and bristles.  
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2. ([[Arthropoda]]) Usually applied as [[sensory]] [[nerve ending]]s, but also used for [[sensory]] hairs and bristles.  
  
 
3. ([[Mollusca]]: [[Polyplacophora]]) Sensory organs terminating in the [[tegmentum]]
 
3. ([[Mollusca]]: [[Polyplacophora]]) Sensory organs terminating in the [[tegmentum]]

Latest revision as of 00:30, 14 September 2013

aesthete also esthete (noun; Greek aisthetes, perceiver): 1. Any invertebrate sense organ.

2. (Arthropoda) Usually applied as sensory nerve endings, but also used for sensory hairs and bristles.

3. (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) Sensory organs terminating in the tegmentum

See also: megalaesthetes, micraesthetes