mesocerebrum
n. [Gr. mesos, middle; L. cerebrum, brain]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Ganglion of antennular somite; deuterocerebrum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • mesocerebrum — Ganglion of antennular somite. (Syn. deuterocerebrum) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Ganglion of antenular somite. (Syn. deuterocerebrum) [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • deuterocerebrum — See: mesocerebrum [Martin, 2005]. One of two anterior dorsal supraesophageal ganglia in the crustacean brain; receives the antennulary nerves [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. See: mesocerebrum [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Cladocera): Supraesophageal… …   Crustacea glossary

  • deuterocerebrum — see deutocerebrum, mesocerebrum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • deutocerebrum — n. [Gr. deuteros, second; L. cerebrum, brain] (ARTHROPODA) The median region of a brain which receives the antennal nerves (first antennae in crustaceans, see mesocerebrum) and contains their association centers; lacking in chelicerates… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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