Endognath En"dog*nath ([e^]n"d[o^]g*n[a^]th), n. [Endo- + Gr. gna`qos the jaw.] (Zo["o]l.) The inner or principal branch of the oral appendages of Crustacea. See {Maxilla}. [1913 Webster]

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  • endognath — См. endognathite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endognath — Endopod (inner and principal branch) of maxilliped [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Endopod of maxilliped [McLaughlin, 1980]. Inner or principal branch of a maxilliped [Williams, 1984]. (Order Decapoda): Inner or principal branch (endopod) of… …   Crustacea glossary

  • endognath — en·dog·nath …   English syllables

  • endognath — ˈendəgˌnath, ˌdäg noun ( s) Etymology: end + Greek gnathos jaw; akin to Greek genys jaw more at chin : the inner and principal branch of an oral appendage of a crustacean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Endognathal — En*dog na*thal, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Pertaining to the endognath. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paragnath — n.; pl. naths [Gr. para, beside; gnathos, jaw] 1. Any part or structure that lies alongside a jaw or palp. 2. (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) One of a pair of chitinous jaws. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) One of a pair of metastomal lobes; see endognath. 4.… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • exognath — Exopod (outer and secondary branch) of maxilliped [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Exopod of maxilliped [McLaughlin, 1980]. Lateral or secondary branch of maxilliped [Williams, 1984]. (Order Decapoda): Outer branch (exopod) of maxilliped. See:… …   Crustacea glossary

  • endognathal — (ˈ)en|dägnəthəl adjective Etymology: end + Greek gnathos + English al 1. : of or relating to the endognath 2. : situated within the jaw * * * endognathal, lith see endo …   Useful english dictionary

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