proximodistal axis
(Subclass Copepoda):
An imaginary line through the insertion of a limb on its somite, and the tip of the limb; on biramous limbs, the proximodistal axis is duplicated through each ramus [Ferrari and Dahms, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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