Endophragmal En`do*phrag"mal, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the endophragma. [1913 Webster]

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  • endophragmal — en·do·phrag·mal …   English syllables

  • endophragmal — adjective see endophragm …   Useful english dictionary

  • endophragmal skeleton — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A complex internal structure composed of fused apodemes, providing the framework for muscle attachment …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endophragmal skeleton — An internal skeleton composed of arthrophragms arising from [Martin, 2005]. Complex internal skeletal structure formed by fusion of apodemes in decapods providing framework for muscle attachment, generally not strongly calcified [Moore and… …   Crustacea glossary

  • endoskeleton — Internal hard parts of some decapods consisting mainly of endophragms [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Anostraca): Term occasionally applied to various more rigid internal structures serving as sites of muscle attachment [Stachowitsch, 1992].… …   Crustacea glossary

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