Definition of insectan in English:

insectan

Syllabification: in·sec·tan
Pronunciation: /inˈsektən
 
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adjective

[attributive] Zoology
  • Of or relating to insects: the insectan orders
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    • The positive allometry of flight speeds ensures that translational speeds of volant vertebrate predators substantially exceed those of their insectan prey.
    • The insectan nervous system evolved from the segmented system of annelid worms, such as the earthworm.
    • Because the insectan sandgropers spend virtually their whole lives underground, they have been difficult subjects for study and little was known about their biology until recently.

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