Peritreme
Peritreme Per"i*treme, n. [Pref. peri- + Gr. ? a hole.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) That part of the integument of an insect which surrounds the spiracles. (b) The edge of the aperture of a univalve shell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • peritreme — n. [Gr. peri, around; trema, hold] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Acari, a concave plate surrounding a stigma (=spiracle). 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) An annular sclerite surrounding a spiracle. 3. (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) see peristome …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • péritrème — (pé ri trè m ) s. m. Terme de zoologie. Petite pièce qui entoure les stigmates des insectes. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Péri 3..., et du grec, pertuis …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • peritreme — peri·treme …   English syllables

  • peritreme — ˈperə.ˌtrēm noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin peritrema, from peri + trema 1. : a rounded plate that surrounds the spiracles in some insects 2. : the edge of the aperture of a shell …   Useful english dictionary

  • ostiolar peritreme — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The ridged, cuticular projections surrounding the ostiole, cresting and being subdivided into several smaller projections with ridges running parallel to the line from each ostiole to the corresponding evaporative cuticle …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Compsomyiops callipes — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class …   Wikipedia

  • ACARIENS — Homère parle des tiques (Ixodes ) à propos du chien d’Ulysse, Argos, qui en était couvert. Aristote connaissait plusieurs espèces d’Acariens: sous le nom d’Akari (qui n’est pas divisé), il décrit un parasite rouge qui pouvait être une larve de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Corded purg — Drawing of lateral view of the shell of Pyrgulopsis nevadensis. Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Cochliomyia — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Chrysomya rufifacies — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”