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aesthetasc

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aesthetasc (plural aesthetascs)

  1. (anatomy) A specialized organ used to determine the concentration and direction of a smell.
    As coconut crabs live on the land, the aesthetascs on their antennae are shorter and blunter than those of other crabs and look more like those of insects.