n. pl. [Gr. deuterous, second; malon, cheek]
1. (ARTHROPODA: Symphyla)
The second pair of mouth appendages in certain myriapods.
A broad plate formed by the fusion of the second pair of mouth appendages.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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