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.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 11:51