infracapitulum
n.; pl. -la [L. infra, underneath; capitulum, small head]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Acari, part of the gnathosoma of mites, bearing lips and palpi and containing mouth and pharynx.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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