postantennal process
(Subclass Copepoda):
A paired, ventral sclerite modified to form a spinoform, tapering process located on the ventral surface of the cephalothorax in some siphonostomatoids (e.g. Caligidae) and poecilostome cyclopoids (e.g. Taeniachanthide) [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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