Subesophageal
Subesophageal Sub*e`so*phag"e*al, a. (Zo["o]l.) Situated beneath the esophagus. [Written also {sub[oe]sophageal}.] [1913 Webster]

{Subesophageal ganglion} (Zo["o]l.), a large special ganglion situated beneath the esophagus of arthropods, annelids, and some other invertebrates. [1913 Webster]


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  • subesophageal — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • subesophageal — sub·esophageal …   English syllables

  • subesophageal — |səb+ adjective Etymology: sub + esophageal : situated or occurring under the esophagus * * * adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subesophageal ganglion — Subesophageal Sub*e so*phag e*al, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Situated beneath the esophagus. [Written also {sub[oe]sophageal}.] [1913 Webster] {Subesophageal ganglion} (Zo[ o]l.), a large special ganglion situated beneath the esophagus of arthropods, annelids …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Subesophageal ganglion — Insects = The subesophageal ganglion of insects is composed of three pairs of fused ganglia. It controls the mouthparts, the salivary glands and certain muscles.The subesophageal ganglion sits beneath the esophagus. It is connected to the… …   Wikipedia

  • subesophageal ganglion — Anterior ganglion of the ventral nerve cord, located beneath (posterior to) the esophagus and connected dorsally to the tritocerebrum. (Syn. subenteric ganglion) [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Nerve plexus below esophagus in head of malacostracans… …   Crustacea glossary

  • subesophageal body — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A number of large binucleate cells in the body cavity closely associated with the inner end of the stomodeum in Orthoptera, Plecoptera, Isoptera, Mallophaga, Coleoptera and Lepidoptera …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • subesophageal ganglion — The nerve plexus below the esophagus …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • subesophageal mass — (Order Tanaidacea): Concentration of nerve tissue below (posterior to) esophagus. Connected to supraesophageal ganglion by pair of esopha geal connectives. Consists of ganglia of mandibles, maxillules, maxillae, maxillipeds, and chelipeds.… …   Crustacea glossary

  • suboesophageal — Subesophageal Sub*e so*phag e*al, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Situated beneath the esophagus. [Written also {sub[oe]sophageal}.] [1913 Webster] {Subesophageal ganglion} (Zo[ o]l.), a large special ganglion situated beneath the esophagus of arthropods, annelids …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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