Oostegite
Oostegite O*["o]s"te*gite, n. [Gr. ? + ? a roof.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the plates which in some Crustacea inclose a cavity wherein the eggs are hatched. [1913 Webster]

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  • oostegite — n. [Gr. oion, egg; stege, roof] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In female Peracarida, modified thoracic lamella arising from the coxa of the pereopod that forms a pouch (marsupium) for brooding embryos …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • oostegite — (Order Isopoda): Medially directed lamellar structure arising from coxa of pereopod in the female, forming part of the broodpouch or marsupium [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • oostegite — oos·te·gite …   English syllables

  • oostegite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • rudimentary oostegite — (Order Cumacea): In second maxillipeds of female, flattened plate extending from first segment (coxa). Posterior margin bears series of of elongate setae extending into brood chamber [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • oostegopod — ōˈästəgōˌpäd noun ( s) Etymology: oostegite + o + pod : a modified thoracic leg bearing an oostegite in a crustacean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Giant isopod — Taxobox name = Giant isopods image width = 230px image caption = Bathynomus giganteus regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Isopoda subordo = Flabellifera familia = Cirolanidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Glaskrebse — Schwebegarnelen Schwebegarnelen (Mysida) Systematik Überstamm: Häutungstiere (Ecdysozoa) Stamm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mysida — Schwebegarnelen Schwebegarnelen (Mysida) Systematik Überstamm: Häutungstiere (Ecdysozoa) Stamm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mysidacea — Schwebegarnelen Schwebegarnelen (Mysida) Systematik Überstamm: Häutungstiere (Ecdysozoa) Stamm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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