- brood chamber
- (Order Cumacea):In female, chamber formed on ventral surface of pereon by oostegites on last (third) maxillipeds and on first three pereopod pairs. (Syn. brood pouch, marsupium) [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Order Leptostraca):In female, space between thoracopods and carapace in which eggs are brooded [Stachowitsch, 1992].(Subclass Cirripedia):In female rhizocephalan, pouch-like structure projecting from body of host; contains eggs and seminal receptacle and serves as site of attachment of male. May also refer to brood pouch of ascothoracican. (Syn. externa) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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