Endopleurite
Endopleurite En`do*pleu"rite, n. [Endo- + Gr. ? a rib.] (Zo["o]l.) The portion of each apodeme developed from the interepimeral membrane in certain crustaceans. [1913 Webster]

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  • endopleurite — n. [Gr. endon, within; pleuron, side] 1. (ARTHROPODA) A sclerotized infolding between pleurites. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a lateral apodeme of the endoskeleton …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endopleurite — Lateral apodeme of endoskeleton in decapods [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Decapoda): In endoskeleton, one in a series of rigid structures projecting into body from lateral part (pleurite, epimeral fold) of exoskeleton. Serves also as site… …   Crustacea glossary

  • endopleurite — en·do·pleu·rite …   English syllables

  • endopleurite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • head apodeme — Fused endopleurite and endosternite forming place for muscle attachment at anterior end of skeleton in Astacidea [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Fused endopleurite and endosternite forming place for muscle attachment at anterior end of skeleton… …   Crustacea glossary

  • head apodeme — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In crayfish, fused endopleurite and endosternite forming an area for muscle attachment at the anterior end of the skeleton …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lateral apodeme — see endopleurite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • interpleurite — (Order Decapoda): Endopleurite, endosternite [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • endopleuritic — adjective see endopleurite …   Useful english dictionary

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