supraesophageal


supraesophageal
su·pra·esophageal

English syllables. 2014.

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  • supraesophageal — “+ adjective Etymology: supra + esophageal : situated above or over the dorsal aspect of the esophagus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Supraesophageal ganglion — The supraesophageal ganglion (insect brain) is the first part of the insect central nervous system. It receives and processes information from the first, second, and third metameres. The supraesophageal ganglion lies dorsal to the esophagus and… …   Wikipedia

  • supraesophageal ganglion — (ARTHROPODA) The brain; the nerve mass above the esophagus …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • supraesophageal ganglion — (Order Amphipoda): Concentration of nerve tissue above (anterior to) esophagus in head. Connected to subesophageal ganglion by pair of esophageal connectives. (Syn. brain) [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Isopoda): Concentration of nerve tissue above …   Crustacea glossary

  • supraesophageal ganglion — noun : the main mass of nervous tissue of the insect and some other invertebrates located in the head and dorsal to the esophagus : brain 1b, cerebrum 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • brain — (Order Notostraca): Main concentration of nreve tissue in head; consists of supraesophagael ganglion (protocerebrum and deutocerebrum) and, posterior to mouth, tritocerebrum (ganglion of antennal somite). Continues posteriorly as ladder like… …   Crustacea glossary

  • esophageal connective — (Order Cladocera): One of two strands of nerve tissue surrounding esophagus and connecting posterior part of brain with ventral nerve cord [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Anostraca): One of two strands of nerve tissue extending around esophagus and… …   Crustacea glossary

  • ventral nerve cord — Ganglia or connectives in somites joined by single or double tract of nerve fibers running longitudinally beneath alimentary canal [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Cladocera): Pair of widely separated, longitudinal nerve cords extending into trunk from …   Crustacea glossary

  • subesophageal ganglion — Anterior ganglion of the ventral nerve cord, located beneath (posterior to) the esophagus and connected dorsally to the tritocerebrum. (Syn. subenteric ganglion) [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Nerve plexus below esophagus in head of malacostracans… …   Crustacea glossary

  • circumesophageal connective — (Order Decapoda): One of two strands of nerve tissue surrounding esophagus and connecting dorsal supraesophageal ganglia with posterior subesophageal ganglia. May bear ganglia (paraesophageal ganglia). (Syn. esophageal connective) [Stachowitsch,… …   Crustacea glossary


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