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Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Lepidoptera

Lepidoptera (Science: zoology) An order of insects, which includes the butterflies and moths. They have broad wings, covered... Read More

Tongue

Definition noun, plural: tongues (anatomy) The flexible muscular organ situated in the floor of the oral cavity; it is... Read More

Endangered species

Definition noun Any species that is highly likely to become extinct in the near future (as categorized by the International... Read More

Siphon

siphon 1. A device, consisting of a pipe or tube bent so as to form two branches or legs of unequal length, by which a... Read More

Elephant

Elephant 1. (Science: zoology) a mammal of the order Proboscidia, of which two living species, Elephas Indicus and E.... Read More

Loa loa

Definition noun A filarial species of the superfamily Filarioidea; the causative agent of Loa loa filariasis Supplement Loa... Read More

Manubrium

Manubrium Origin: L, handle, fr. Manus hand. 1. (Science: anatomy) a handlelike process or part; especially, the anterior... Read More