Urogastric U`ro*gas"tric, a. [2d uro- + gastric.] (Zo["o]l.) Behind the stomach; -- said of two lobes of the carapace of certain crustaceans. [1913 Webster]

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  • urogastric — uro·gas·tric …   English syllables

  • urogastric — adjective see urogaster …   Useful english dictionary

  • urogastric groove — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A short transverse groove in the median or submedian region of a decapod carapace posterior to the postcervical groove, sometimes joining the upper part of the postcervical groove …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • urogastric lobe or area — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a posterior division of the gastric region of a brachyuran carapace; genital region …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • urogastric groove — (Order Decapoda): On carapace, short, transverse groove posterior to and occasionally joined to postcervical groove [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • urogastric lobe — A very short transverse area bordering the posterior margin of the metagastric region on the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. Posterior division of gastric region of decapod (brachyuran) carapace; sometimes called genital region [Moore… …   Crustacea glossary

  • urogastric region — The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by part of the margins of the metagastric, metabranchial and cardiac regions [Ingle, 1983]. (Order Decapoda): Gastric region. (Syn. genital region) [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • gastric region — See: carapace region f [Martin, 2005]. Large median area, in crab carapace, bounded behind by cervical suture, laterally by hepatic regions, and anteriorly by frontoorbital regions. Divisible into following subregions or lobes: epigastric,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace region — Differentiated portion of decapod carapace surface distinguished in descriptions and used in classification named types: (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part of carapace bordering orbital region laterally and also touching hepatic, pterygostomial …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace regions — (Order Decapoda): (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part bordering orbital region laterally, adjoining hepatic, pterygostomial, and occasionally also frontal regions. (b) anterolateral. Lateral part bordering subhepatic or hepatic regions. (c)… …   Crustacea glossary

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