capitular saddle
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Acari, that area of the cervix separating the two cheliceral grooves.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cervix — n.; pl. cervices [L. cervix, neck] 1. The neck or necklike part. 2. A constriction of the mouth of an organ. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Acariformes, the dorsal part of the infracapitulum, between the line of attachment of the cheliceral… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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