setiferous

setiferous [sə tij′ər əssə tif′ər əs]
adj.
having seta: also setigerous [sə tij′ər əs]

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se·tif·er·ous (sĭ-tĭfʹər-əs) adj.
Having setae or bristles; setaceous:

setiferous antennae.

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