Urosome
Urosome U"ro*some, n. [2d uro- + -some body.] (Zo["o]l.) The abdomen, or post-abdomen, of arthropods. [1913 Webster]

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  • urosome — In copepods, part of body behind major articulation marking posterior boundary of prosome; in amphipods, last three abdominal somites bearing modified appendages [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Limbless abdomen of some copepods [Brusca and Brusca,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • urosome — the portion of the body posterior to the vent …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • urosome — См. urosoma …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • urosome — ūˈrosome noun (see ↑ some2) the tail region • • • Main Entry: ↑uro …   Useful english dictionary

  • urosomite — (Order Amphipoda): If abdomen (pleon) is subdivided into anterior pleosome and posterior urosome, one of three segments (somites) of urosome [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Subclass Copepoda): Component somite of a urosome [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004] …   Crustacea glossary

  • tagma — Major division of body (e.g., head, thorax, abdomen), each composed of varying number of somites. (Pl. tagmata) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Major division of body (e.g., head, thorax, abdomen), each composed of varying number of somites [Moore and… …   Crustacea glossary

  • urosoma — See: urosome [Martin, 2005]. See: urosome [McLaughlin, 1980] …   Crustacea glossary

  • Leptostraca — Taxobox | name = Leptostraca image width = 250px image caption = Nebalia bipes regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca subclassis = Phyllocarida subclassis authority = Packard, 1879 ordo = Leptostraca… …   Wikipedia

  • Amphipoda — Amphipode Atylus swammerda …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Copepoda — Copépodes …   Wikipédia en Français

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