a. bell-shaped.

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  • Campaniform — Cam*pan i*form, a. [LL. campana bell + form: cf. F. companiforme.] Bell shaped. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • campaniform — campanifórm adj. m., pl. campanifórmi; f. sg. campanifórmă, pl. campanifórme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • Campaniform sensilla — are mechanoreceptors found in insects. When the exoskeleton bends the resulting strain stimulates the sensilla. The displacement is transmitted down until it reaches the central nervous system. The term campaniform refers to the bell shape… …   Wikipedia

  • campaniform — adj. [L. campana, bell; forma, shape] Bell or dome shaped …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • campaniform — adjective In the shape of a bell …   Wiktionary

  • Campaniform — Klokkeformet …   Danske encyklopædi

  • campaniform — bell shaped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • campaniform — cam·pan·i·form …   English syllables

  • campaniform — (ˈ)kam|panəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: Late Latin campana + English iform : shaped like a bell …   Useful english dictionary

  • mechanoreception — See mechanoreceptor. * * * Ability to detect and respond to mechanical stimuli in one s environment. A slight deformation of a mechanoreceptive neuron causes an electric charge at its surface, activating a response. Mechanoreceptors in pain spots …   Universalium

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