The visible opening of the female genital ducts on the third sternite [Ingle, 1983].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Opercula — O*per cu*la, n. pl. See {Operculum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Opercula — Operculum O*per cu*lum, n.; pl. L. {Opercula}, E. {Operculums}. [L., a cover or lid, fr. operire to cover.] 1. (Bot.) (a) The lid of a pitcherform leaf. (b) The lid of the urnlike capsule of mosses. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) Any lidlike or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • opercula — plural of operculum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • opercula — oper·cu·la (o purґku lə) [L.] plural of operculum …   Medical dictionary

  • opercula — n. body part which serves as a covering (Anatomy, Botany, and Zoology)o·per·cu·lum || əʊ pÉœrkjÉ™lÉ™m /É’ pɜːkjÊŠ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • opercula of insula — insular opercula the areas of the cerebral cortex overlapping above and below the insula, forming part of the lips of the lateral sulcus, and separated by the rami of the lateral sulcus; see o. frontale, o. frontoparietale, and o. temporale …   Medical dictionary

  • Opercula insulae — salelės dangtelis statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Opercula insulae ryšiai: platesnis terminas – naujasis apsiaustas …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Пробка (Operculum, Множ. Opercula) — 1. Слизистая пробка, которая перекрывает канал шейки матки у беременных женщин. Когда в начале родов шейка матки начинает расширяться, эта пробка (она также содержит в своем составе примесь крови) удаляется из организма женщины. 2. В эмбриологии… …   Медицинские термины

  • ossa opercula — plural of os operculum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pupillary opercula — the irregular lobe(s) of the upper iris which permit it to decrease the size of the pupil by extending the lobes, giving the pupil an irregular shape. May shade or camouflage the eye, e.g. Ogcocephalus, Halieutichthys (Ogcocephalidae); Raja… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

Share the article and excerpts

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

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.