Scutal
Scutal Scu"tal, a. Of or pertaining to a shield. [1913 Webster]

A good example of these scutal monstrosities. --Cussans. [1913 Webster]


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  • scutal — scu·tal …   English syllables

  • scutal —   a. pertaining to shield.    ♦ scutate, a. shield or buckler shaped; having horny scales.    ♦ scute,    ♦ scutum, n. large scale, as of reptile s head.    ♦ scutella, n. (pl.    ♦ lae ) small scute.    ♦ scutellate,    ♦ scutulate, a. shaped… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • scutal — ˈskyüd.əl adjective Etymology: scut + al : of or relating to a shield, scute, or scutum …   Useful english dictionary

  • scutal angle — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, an angular projection of the scutal margin anterior to the prescutal suture, or in front of the prespiracular area …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scutal margin — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In thoracic barnacles, the edge of the tergum, articulating with the scutum or the edge of any other plate adjacent to the scutum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scutal adductor — (Subclass Cirripedia): ( ) [Anderson, 1980]. Lepas anatifera: rostral view; and left valve and cirri removed. [Anderson, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • scutal adductor scar — (Subclass Cirripedia): ( ) [Anderson, 1980]. Balanus trigonus: wall plates, exploded; and interior of operculum. [Anderson, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • scutal margin — In cirripeds, articular edge of tergum adjoining scutum, or edge of any other plate abutting scutum [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Barnacle plate feature: edge of tergum or edge of any other plate articulating with or… …   Crustacea glossary

  • pro-præscutal — pro præscutal, um see pro 2 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • lateral scutal depressor — (Subclass Cirripedia): ( ) [Anderson, 1980]. Balanus trigonus: wall plates, exploded; and interior of operculum. [Anderson, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

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