gastric region
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Decapoda, the median part anterior to the cervical groove and posterior to the frontal region.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • gastric region — See: carapace region f [Martin, 2005]. Large median area, in crab carapace, bounded behind by cervical suture, laterally by hepatic regions, and anteriorly by frontoorbital regions. Divisible into following subregions or lobes: epigastric,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • gastric tooth — See: carapace tooth (b) [Martin, 2005]. (Order Decapoda): See: carapace teeth (b) [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): On midline of carapace, tooth like projection on gastric region just anterior to cervical groove [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • Gastric inhibitory polypeptide receptor — Gastric inhibitory polypeptide receptors (GIPRs) are seven transmembrane proteins found on beta cells in the pancreas.cite web|title=Gastrointestinal Hormones and Peptides | url = http://web.indstate.edu/thcme/mwking/peptide hormones.html#gastrin …   Wikipedia

  • gastric mill — A food grinding apparatus in the foregut of decapod crustaceans; in penaeid shrimps, consists of denticles (tooth like processes) and lateral ridges in wall of anterior chamber; in crayfishes, lobsters, and crabs, consists of one dorsal and two… …   Crustacea glossary

  • frontal region — See: carapace region e [Martin, 2005]. Anterior area of carapace lying between orbits and bounded posteriorly by gastric region [Butler, T.H.]. Anterior area of the carapace lying between the orbits and bounded posteriorly by the gastric region… …   Crustacea glossary

  • cardiac region — See: carapace region d [Martin, 2005]. See: carapace regions d [McLaughlin, 1980]. Dorsolateral region of carapace bounded anteriorly by gastric region and laterally by branchial regions [Butler, T.H.]. The dorsomedian area on the carapace… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic region — See: carapace region g [Martin, 2005]. Paired anterolateral areas of the carapace bounded anteriorly by the antennal region, posteriorly by the branchial region, and mesially by the gastric region [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. Paired… …   Crustacea glossary

  • mesogastric region — The central portion of the gastric region on the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by parts of the margins of the frontal, protogastric, and metagastric regions [Ingle, 1983].… …   Crustacea glossary

  • metagastric region — The posteromesial portion of the gastric region on the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by parts of the mesogastric, protogastric, epibranchial and urogastric regions [Ingle,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • protogastric region — A paired anterolateral area on the gastric region of the carapace of crabs [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. The region on the dorsal surface of the carapace bounded by parts of the margins of the frontal, orbital, hepatic, epibranchial, metagastric and… …   Crustacea glossary

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