Definition of notal in US English:

notal

adjective

Entomology
  • See notum

    • ‘The male scorpion fly possesses what is called a notal organ, a clamp behind its wings.’
    • ‘Crosses to assess developmental delay, dominant effects on wing size, and notal bristle phenotypes were set up in vials and then transferred to egg-laying cages for 2-hr laying periods.’

Pronunciation

notal

/ˈnōtl/