- Septum formed by cephalic and thoracic apodemes. (Syn. arthrophragm) [McLaughlin, 1980].Wall formed by union of apposed apodemes forming part of endoskeleton of some decapods. (Syn. arthrophragm) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Order Decapoda):In cephalothorax, septum of endoskeleton formed at border of each somite by inward projections (endopleurites, endosternites) of exoskeleton. (Syn. arthrophragm) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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endophragm — n. [Gr. endon, within; phragma, partition] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In some Decapoda, a wall formed by union of opposed apodemes (cephalic and thoracic) forming part of the endoskeleton; an arthrophragm … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
endophragm — en·do·phragm … English syllables
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arthrophragm — See: endophragm [Martin, 2005]. A cuticular calcified invagination, usually in the form of a plate, which provides a rigid orgin for muscles [Warner, 1977]. See: endophragm [McLaughlin, 1980] … Crustacea glossary
arthrophragm — see endophragm … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
endophragmal — adjective see endophragm … Useful english dictionary