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  • pleonal — adjective see pleon …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleon — pleonal /plee euh nl/, pleonic, adj. /plee on/, n. the abdomen of a crustacean. [1850 55; n. use of Gk pléon, prp. of pleîn to swim, sail; see PLEOPOD] * * * …   Universalium

  • pleotelson — Pleonite 6 (sometimes 5 and 6) fused to telson [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Structure formed by fusion of one or more abdominal somites with telson, as in most isopods [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Structure formed by fusion of one or more abdominal …   Crustacea glossary

  • uropod — A paired biramous appendage attached to the sixth abdominal somite in all but the true crabs and usually combining with the telson to form a tail fan [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. An appendage of the last (6th) abdominal segment [Warner, 1977].… …   Crustacea glossary

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