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Noun Concept
Categories: Insect anatomy
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balancer  haltere  halter  halteres  poiser
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Either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight WordNet 3.0
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Either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Halteres are a pair of small club-shaped organs on the body of two Orders of flying insects that provide information about body rotations during flight. Wikipedia
pair of small club-shaped insect organs Wikidata
Any of the rear wings of certain insects used for stability in flight. Wiktionary
A small knobbed structure in some two-winged insects, one of a pair that are flapped rapidly and function as accelerometers to maintain stability in flight. Wiktionary
Small knobbed structure. Wiktionary (translation)
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