Arthrostraca
Arthrostraca Ar*thros"tra*ca, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'a`rqron joint + ? a shell.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the larger divisions of Crustacea, so called because the thorax and abdomen are both segmented; Tetradecapoda. It includes the Amphipoda and Isopoda. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arthrostrăca — Arthrostrăca, s. Ringelkrebse …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • arthrostraca — ar·thros·tra·ca …   English syllables

  • arthrostraca — ärˈthrästrəkə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from arthr + ostraca in some classifications : a division of Crustacea comprising the orders Amphipoda, Isopoda, and usually Tanaidacea in which both thorax and abdomen are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ракообразные — (Crustacea). Характеристика и общая организация. Конечности. Покровы и мускулатура. Органы пищеварения. Нервная система. Органы чувств. Кровеносная система. Органы дыхания. Выделительные органы. Половые органы. Размножение и развитие.… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Ракообразные* — (Crustacea). Характеристика и общая организация. Конечности. Покровы и мускулатура. Органы пищеварения. Нервная система. Органы чувств. Кровеносная система. Органы дыхания. Выделительные органы. Половые органы. Размножение …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Amphipoda — Am*phip o*da, n. pl. [NL., FR. Gr. ? + ?, ? foot.] (Zo[ o]l.) A numerous group of fourteen footed Crustacea, inhabiting both fresh and salt water. The body is usually compressed laterally, and the anterior pairs or legs are directed downward and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arthromere — Ar thro*mere, n. [Gr. a rqron joint + mere.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the body segments of Arthropods. See {Arthrostraca}. Packard. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edriophthalma — Ed ri*oph*thal ma, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. edrai^os steadfast + ofqalmo s the eye.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of Crustacea in which the eyes are without stalks; the Arthrostraca. [Written also {Edriophthalmata}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edriophthalmata — Edriophthalma Ed ri*oph*thal ma, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. edrai^os steadfast + ofqalmo s the eye.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of Crustacea in which the eyes are without stalks; the Arthrostraca. [Written also {Edriophthalmata}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malacostraca — Mal a*cos tra*ca, prop. n. pl. [NL., from Gr. malako s soft + ? shell of a testacean.] (Zo[ o]l.) A subclass of Crustacea, including Arthrostraca and Thoracostraca, or all those higher than the Entomostraca. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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