artery
(Order Decapoda):
One of numerous blood vessels originating from aorta or directly from heart. According to position or body region/appendages supplied, one may distinguish, among others, antennal, antennular, hepatic, lateral cephalic, ophthalmic, optic, pleopodal, rostral, segmental, sternal, and subneural arteries [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
One of numerous blood vessels originating from heart or aortas. According to position one may distinguish anterior lateral or facial artery as well as three pairs of lateral arteries [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
One of numerous blood vessels originating from heart or aorta. According to position one may distinguish anterior and posterior arteries as well as a subneural artery [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Mysida):
One of numerous blood vessels originating from aorta or directly from heart. According to position and mysidacean group, one may distinguish hepatic, (anterior and posterior) lateral, sternal, subneural, and ventral arteries [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Stomatopoda):
One of numerous blood vessels originating from heart or aorta. According to position or appendages supplied, one may distinguish antennal, antennular, opthalmic, lateral, and subneural arteries [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
One of numerous blood vessels originating from heart or aortas. According to position or organ supplied, one may distinguish dorsal, labral, median, and segmental arteries, the latter with podial and visceral branches [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Superorder Syncarida):
In anaspidacean, one of numerous blood vessels originating from heart or aorta. According to position one may distinguish seven pairs of lateral arteries and a subneural artery (arising from descending aorta) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
One of numerous blood vessels originating from aorta or directly from heart. According to position or body region/appendages supplied, one may distinguish, among others, abdominal, antennal, antennular, anterior lateral, mandibular-maxillary, ophthalmic, posterior lateral, and sternal arteries [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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