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Definition of Antenna

Antenna

  1. A movable, articulated organ of sensation, attached to the heads of insects and Crustacea. There are two in the former, and usually four in the latter. They are used as organs of touch, and in some species of Crustacea the cavity of the ear is situated near the basal joint. In insects, they are popularly called horns, and also feelers. The term in also applied to similar organs on the heads of other arthropods and of annelids.
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antenna in Dutch is antenne, voelhoorn, spriet, ra
antenna in French is antenne
antenna in German is Antenne {f}
antenna in Italian is antenne
antenna in Portuguese is antena
antenna in Spanish is antena
antenna in Swedish is antenn, antenn (insekt)