A sense organ
embedded in the integument
and consisting of one or a cluster of sensory neurons and associated sensory structures, support cells and glial cells forming a single organized unit with a largely bona fide boundary.
written by: Tweedie, S., M. Ashburner, K. Falls, P. Leyland, P. McQuilton, S. Marygold, G. Millburn, D. Osumi-Sutherland, A. Schroeder, R. Seal, H. Zhang, and The FlyBase Consortium. 2009. FlyBase: enhancing Drosophila Gene Ontology annotations. Nucleic Acids Research 37:D555-D559.