cuticular organ
The paired female copulatory organ of Asellota, found either ventrally or on the anterior dorsal margin of pereonite 5 [Wilson, 1989].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • cuticular plate — a thickened plate that forms the upper surface of the auditory hair cells of the organ of Corti and in which the stereocilia are embedded …   Medical dictionary

  • lyriform organ — noun : a cuticular groove that is connected with a nerve ending in many spiders, often occurs in groups on the legs and sternum, and is thought to be an organ of hearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Palmen's organ — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Ephemeroptera, a cuticular nodule at the junction of four tracheae mid dorsally behind the eyes of the adult and larva; may function as a statocyst …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sperm tube — A structure found only in male janiroidean Asellota taking one of two forms: 1. A cuticular tube in the stylet (distal segment of the endopod) of the male second pleopod, consisting of a ventral opening to a rounded chamber in the center of the… …   Crustacea glossary

  • spermatheca — A sperm reservoir inside the female oviduct, with an opening to the cuticular organ [Wilson, 1989]. Pouch in oviduct of females for reception and retention of spermatozoa [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. See: seminal receptacle [McLaughlin, 1980].… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Asellota — Морская изопода из рода Jaera …   Википедия

  • ear, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       organ of hearing and equilibrium that detects and analyzes noises by transduction (or the conversion of sound waves into electrochemical impulses) and maintains the sense of balance (equilibrium).  The human ear, like …   Universalium

  • Taura syndrome — Taxobox virus group = iv familia = Discistroviridae species = Taura syndrome virus The controversyTaura syndrome (TS) was first described in Ecuador during the summer of 1992. In March 1993, it returned as a major epidemic and was the object of… …   Wikipedia

  • chemoreception — chemoreceptive /kee moh ri sep tiv, kem oh /, adj. /kee moh ri sep sheuhn, kem oh /, n. the physiological response to chemical stimuli. [1915 20; CHEMO + RECEPTION] * * * Sensory process by which organisms respond to external chemical stimuli, by …   Universalium

  • List of distinct cell types in the adult human body — There are about 210 distinct human cell types,.[1][2][3] There are between 50 and 75 trillion cells in the human body.[citation needed] Cell types can be classified by their tissue of origin. However, it is possible for some cells to have their… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”