Trophi
Trophi Tro"phi, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a feeder, fr. ? to feed.] (Zo["o]l.) The mouth parts of an insect, collectively, including the labrum, labium, maxill[ae], mandibles, and lingua, with their appendages. [1913 Webster]

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  • trophi — /troh fee/, n.pl. Entomol. the mouthparts of an insect, including the labrum, mandibles, maxillae, labium, and hypopharynx. [1820 30; < NL trophi < Gk trophoí, pl. of TROPHÓS feeder, nurse, akin to tréphein to nourish] * * * …   Universalium

  • trophi — n. pl.; sing. trophus [Gr. trophe, food] 1. (ARTHROPODA) The mouth parts, especially of insects and barnacles, collectively. 2. (ROTIFERA) The mastacatory apparatus of the mastax; trophal , trophic adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • trophi — All mouthparts of cirripeds [McLaughlin, 1980]. Mouthparts of cirripeds, including labrum, mandibles, maxillules, maxillae, palpi, and in some, first pair of cirri [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Subclass Cirripedia): Collective term for mouthparts …   Crustacea glossary

  • trophi — tro·phi …   English syllables

  • trophi — ˈtrōˌfī noun plural Etymology: New Latin, plural of trophus mouth, from Greek trophos feeder, from trephein to nourish 1. : the mouthparts of an arthropod (as an insect) including the labrum, labium, maxillae, mandibles, and hypopharynx with… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • prosome — Anterior region of body, commonly limited behind by major articulation. In cirripeds large sac like body in position of head in front of (and rostral from) thoracic limbs, supporting trophi and commonly first cirri [Moore and McCormick, 1969].… …   Crustacea glossary

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