- abdominal process
- Finger-like projection (one to several ) on dorsal surface of cladoceran abdomen; may help to retain eggs in brood chamber [Moore and McCormick, 1969].(Order Cladocera):Finger-like projection(s) on dorsal surface of abdomen [McLaughlin, 1980].(Order Cladocera):One of typically two dorsal processes projecting from border of trunk and postabdomen. Considered to serve in closing off brood chamber posteriorly. (Syn. abdominal outgrowth) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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