Occludent
Occludent Oc*clud"ent, a. [L. occludens, p. pr. of occludere.] Serving to close; shutting up. -- n. That which closes or shuts up. --Sterne. [1913 Webster]

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  • occludent — dənt adjective Etymology: Latin occludent , occludens, present participle of occludere : serving to occlude …   Useful english dictionary

  • occludent — See occlude. * * * …   Universalium

  • occludent — oc·clud·ent …   English syllables

  • occludent teeth — In cirripeds, small projections on occludent scutal margin formed by extensions of external growth ridges that interdigitate with similar teeth on margin of opposed scutum [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Barnacle plate feature …   Crustacea glossary

  • occludent teeth — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, small projections on the occludent scutal margin interdigitating with the teeth on the margin of the opposed scutum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • occludent margin — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, the margin of the scutum and tergum bordering the orifice …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • occludent margin — In cirripeds, margin of scutum and tergum forming aperture and occluding with comparable margins of opposed scutum [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Barnacle plate feature: margin of scutum or tergum facing aperture… …   Crustacea glossary

  • occlude — occludent, adj. /euh kloohd /, v., occluded, occluding. v.t. 1. to close, shut, or stop up (a passage, opening, etc.). 2. to shut in, out, or off. 3. Physical Chem. (of certain metals and other solids) to incorporate (gases and other foreign… …   Universalium

  • adductor pit — In cirripeds, depression on interior of scutum for attachment of adductor muscle, located between adductor ridge and occludent margin [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Barnacle plate feature: on inner surface of scutum,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • basioccludent angle — Intersection of basal and occludent margins of cirriped scutum [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Barnacle plate feature: corner of scutum formed by junction of basal and occludent margins [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Subclass… …   Crustacea glossary

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