Definition of Sclerite. Meaning of Sclerite. Synonyms of Sclerite

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Definition of Sclerite

Sclerite
Sclerite Scle"rite (skl[=e]"r[imac]t), n. (Zo["o]l.) A hard chitinous or calcareous process or corpuscle, especially a spicule of the Alcyonaria.

Meaning of Sclerite from wikipedia

- A sclerite (Gr**** σκληρός, sklēros, meaning "hard") is a hardened body part. In various branches of biology the term is applied to various structures,...
- wiwaxiids and is thus equivalent to the Halwaxiida. Armor plates called "sclerites" had long been known as elements of the small s****y fossils, and detailed...
- in theoretical physics a half-instanton the Israeli village of Meron or the nearby Mount Meron the insect sclerite (see insect morphology and sclerite)...
- of an insect's thoracic segment. Typically the notum is a single large sclerite, but often it is divided into the alinotum which bears the wings and the...
- Eccentrotheca is a genus of sclerite-bearing marine organism known from Cambrian deposits. Its sclerite form rings that are stacked to produce a widening-upwards...
- contain minute, spiny skeletal elements called sclerites, useful in species identification. Sclerites give these corals some degree of support and give...
- Pseudorhabdosynochus mizellei by possessing an ovate chamber in the ****l sclerite (versus two chambers of P. mizellei small and lacking a definitive shape)...
- manner of Lophotrochozoan sclerites. Wiwaxia's scleritome comprises eight rows of sclerites, arranged in bundles. Sclerites are periodically shed and...
- Pseudorhabdosynochus species from western Atlantic waters by its unique ****l sclerite. Within the region, it is probably most similar to the congeners infecting...
- It is fused with the thorax to form the mesosoma. It is a single large sclerite, not subdivided, and bears a pair of spiracles. It is strongly constricted...