Uropodal U*rop"o*dal, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to a uropod. [1913 Webster]

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  • uropodal — urop·o·dal …   English syllables

  • uropodal — adjective see uropod …   Useful english dictionary

  • uropodal gland — (Superorder Syncarida): In bathynellacean, relatively large accessory excretory gland located in last (sixth) abdominal somite (pleomere). Opens to exterior dorsally at base of uropod [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • uropod — uropodal /yoo rop euh dl/, uropodous, adj. /yoor euh pod /, n. an abdominal limb of an arthropod, esp. one of those on either side of the telson, as in a lobster. [1885 90; URO 2 + POD] * * * …   Universalium

  • Gribble — Taxobox name = Gribble image width = 250px image caption = Limnoria with eggs regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Isopoda familia = Limnoriidae familia authority = White, 1850 subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • rasp — n. [OF. rasper, to scrape] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) One or more rows of chitinous plates or scales on the pereopodal or uropodal surface segments. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A roughened surface for the production of sound by friction; see… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • malacostracan — /mal euh kos treuh keuhn/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the crustacean subclass Malacostraca, which includes the lobsters, shrimps, crabs, etc. n. 2. a malacostracan crustacean. [1825 35; < NL Malacostrac(a) order of crustacea ( < Gk, neut …   Universalium

  • maxillary gland — Excretory organ in maxillary somite with duct opening on maxilla. (Syn. shell gland) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Excretory organ located in maxillary segment, having its duct opening on maxilla. (Syn. shell gland) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Nephridial… …   Crustacea glossary

  • rasp — One or several rows of chitinous plates or scales on surface of pereopodal or uropodal segments [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • uropod — A paired biramous appendage attached to the sixth abdominal somite in all but the true crabs and usually combining with the telson to form a tail fan [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. An appendage of the last (6th) abdominal segment [Warner, 1977].… …   Crustacea glossary

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