urosomite
(Order Amphipoda):
If abdomen (pleon) is subdivided into anterior pleosome and posterior urosome, one of three segments (somites) of urosome [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Copepoda):
Component somite of a urosome [Boxshall and Halsey, 2004].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • urosomite — uro·somite …   English syllables

  • urosomite — |yu̇rə+ noun ( s) Etymology: ur (II) + somite : uromere …   Useful english dictionary

  • somite — A body segment, especially of the abdomen [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. Body segment, as in abdominal somites 1 6 [Poore, 2004]. Body segment, especially of the abdomen [Butler, T.H.]. Division of body (head, thorax, abdomen) with exoskeleton… …   Crustacea glossary

  • uropod — A paired biramous appendage attached to the sixth abdominal somite in all but the true crabs and usually combining with the telson to form a tail fan [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. An appendage of the last (6th) abdominal segment [Warner, 1977].… …   Crustacea glossary

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