hepatic region
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
In Decapoda, an area contiguous with antennal, cardiac and ptergostomial regions.

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  • 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

  • hepatic spine — See: carapace spine c [Martin, 2005]. A lateral spine situated near the anterior margin of the hepatic region on the carapace of certain shrimps; it probably represents the branchiostegal spine displaced posteriorly from the anterior margin of… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic carina — Carina located above hepatic region, generally in line with antennal and suprabranchial carinae [Butler, T.H.]. Longitudianlly or obliquely disposed ridge of variable length lying ventral to the hepatic region, sometimes extending almost to the… …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic sulcus — Groove ventral to the hepatic region extending posteriorly, sometimes from near the anterior margin of the carapace [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997] …   Crustacea glossary

  • hepatic area — In crayfishes, paired cephalolateral regions of the carapace between the orbit and cervical groove [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977]. Paired cephalolateral region to either side of carapace between orbit and cervical groove (in crayfishes) (see Fig …   Crustacea glossary

  • carapace region — Differentiated portion of decapod carapace surface distinguished in descriptions and used in classification named types: (a) antennal. Anterior marginal part of carapace bordering orbital region laterally and also touching hepatic, pterygostomial …   Crustacea glossary

  • subhepatic region — See: carapace region (l) [Martin, 2005]. Area below hepatic region and anterolateral border of carapace [Williams, 1984]. The region on the ventral surface of the carapace bounded by the antero lateral margin, outer margin of the pterygostomial… …   Crustacea glossary

  • subhepatic region — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, that part on the ventral surface of the carapace below the hepatic region, bounded by the pterygostomial and suborbital regions …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Common hepatic duct — 1: Right lobe of liver 2: Left lobe of liver 3: Quadrate lobe of liver 4: Round ligament of liver 5: Falciform ligament 6: Caudate lobe of liver …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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