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se·ta / ˈsētə/ • n. (pl. -tae / -tē/ ) chiefly Zool. a stiff hairlike or bristlelike structure, esp. in an invertebrate. ∎ Bot. (in a moss or liverwort) the stalk supporting the capsule. DERIVATIVES: se·ta·ceous / siˈtāshəs/ adj. se·tal adj.

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seta

seta (pl. setae)
1. A bristle or hair in many invertebrates. Setae are produced by the epidermis and consist either of a hollow projection of cuticle containing all or part of an epidermal cell (as in insects) or are composed of chitin (as in the chaetae of annelid worms).

2. See sporogonium.

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seta

seta A stiff, hair-like or bristle-like structure; ‘setae’ is sometimes used synonymously with chaetae.

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seta

seta
1. A stiff, hair-like or bristle-like structure.

2. The stalk of a moss or liverwort capsule.

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seta

seta Stiff, hair-like or bristle-like structure.

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