Definition of pseudostigmatic in English:

pseudostigmatic

adjective

  • 1Botany. Designating or involving a structure resembling the stigma of a flower in form or function. rare.

  • 2Zoology. Designating a sensory seta arising from a pit in the integument of various mites. Chiefly in "pseudostigmatic organ".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From pseudo- + stigmatic, in sense 2 after pseudostigma.

Pronunciation

pseudostigmatic

/ˌs(j)uːdə(ʊ)stɪɡˈmatɪk/