Sentence Examples

  • Biting mandibles; second maxillae completely fused.
  • Uzel, with the majority of students, regards the paired organs as mandibles and the unpaired as an epipharynx.
  • The actual piercing organs are the mandibles, while the upper lip or labrum forms a sucking tube.
  • The maxillae are not piercing organs, and their function is to protect the mandibles and labrum and separate the hairs or feathers of the host.
  • The head - carrying feelers, mandibles and two pairs of maxillae - is succeeded by the three thoracic segments, each bearing a pair of strong five-segmented legs, whose feet, like those of the adult, carry two claws.

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