Vibrissa

• (n.) The bristlelike feathers near the mouth of many birds. • (n.) One of the specialized or tactile hairs which grow about the nostrils, or on other parts of the face, in many animals, as the so-called whiskers of the cat, and the hairs of the nostrils of man.
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vibrissa

(vi-bris´ә) pl. vibris´sae one of the hairs growing in the vestibule of the nose.
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vibrissa

1. <anatomy> One of the specialized or tactile hairs which grow about the nostrils, or on other parts of the face, in many animals, as the so-called whiskers of the cat, and the hairs of the nostrils of man. ... 2. <ornithology> The bristlelike feathers near the mouth of many birds. ... Origin: L. Vibrissae, pl, the hairs in the nostril...
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Vibrissa

Vi·bris'sa noun ; plural Vibrissæ . [ Latin vibrissae , plural, the hairs in the nostrils of man, from vibrare to vibrate; -- so called because touching them tickles a person, and causes him to shake his head.] 1. (Anat.) One of the specialized or tac...
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vibrissa

Latin vibrare = to vibrate; hence, the hairs in the nasal vestibule which vibrate in the current of air.
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vibrissa

tactile bristle such as cat's whisker; bristly hair
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vibrissa

Type: Term Pronunciation: vī-bris′ă, vī-bris′ē Synonyms: hairs of vestibule of nose, under hair
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Vibrissa

Whiskers.
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