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(Order Cladocera):
Anterior opening of digestive tract under labrum; opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Notostraca):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head; located under labrum and opening into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Diplostraca):
Anterior opening of digestive tract; located under labrum and associated with large preoral cavity (atrium oris). Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Anostraca):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head; located under labrum and opening into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Cephalocarida):
Anterior opening of digestive tract; located under labrum and associated with large preoral cavity (atrium oris) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Cumacea):
Anterior opening of digestive tract. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium); opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Tanaidacea):
Anterior opening of digestive tract. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium); opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Decapoda):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head; bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium), and flanked by mandibles, maxillules, and maxillae (and to various degrees by maxillipeds). Leads into cardiac stomach via esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium); opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head (cephalon). Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Mysida):
Anterior opening of digestive tract. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium). Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Stomatopoda):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head (cephalon); bordered anteriorly by labrum, posteriorly by labrum and mouthparts. Opens directly into stomach [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head. Bordered anteriorly by labrum, posteriorly by labium (paragnaths); opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Branchiura):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of cephalothorax; typically enclosed, along with surrounding labrum, mandibles, and paragnaths, in proboscis. Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Anterior opening of digestive tract. Closely associated with labrum and mouthparts (trophy). Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Mystacocarida):
Anterior opening of digestive tract. Located under labrum; opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium), and flanked by mandibles (and to a lesser extent by other mouthparts: maxillules, maxillae, maxillipeds). Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium), and flanked by mandibles. Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Remipedia):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head (cephalon); located in cavity (atrium oris) formed by projecting posterior margin of labrum and by paragnaths. Perioral area highly setose due to setae of labrum and paragnaths. Opens into foregut [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Superorder Syncarida):
Anterior opening of digestive tract. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (paragraphs). Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Thermosbaenacea):
Anterior opening of digestive tract. Located on underside of cephalon and bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium). Opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Anterior opening of digestive tract on underside of head. Bordered anteriorly by upper lip (labrum), posteriorly by lower lip (labium); opens into esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

Synonyms:
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  • mouth — [mouth; ] for v. [ mouth] n. pl. mouths [mouthz] [ME < OE muth, akin to Ger mund < IE base * menth , to chew > Gr masasthai, L mandere, to chew] 1. the opening through which an animal takes in food; specif., the cavity, or the entire… …   English World dictionary

  • mouth — ► NOUN 1) the opening in the body of most animals through which food is taken and sounds are emitted. 2) an opening or entrance to a structure that is hollow, concave, or almost completely enclosed. 3) the place where a river enters the sea. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • Mouth — (mou[th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mouthed} (mou[th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Mouthing}.] 1. To take into the mouth; to seize or grind with the mouth or teeth; to chew; to devour. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter with a voice affectedly big or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mouth — Mouth, v. i. 1. To speak with a full, round, or loud, affected voice; to vociferate; to rant. [1913 Webster] I ll bellow out for Rome, and for my country, And mouth at C[ae]sar, till I shake the senate. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To put mouth to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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