Definition of Biramous. Meaning of Biramous. Synonyms of Biramous

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Definition of Biramous

Biramous
Biramous Bi*ra"mous, a. [Pref. bi- + ramous.] (Biol.) Having, or consisting of, two branches.

Meaning of Biramous from wikipedia

- arthropods may be either biramous or uniramous. A uniramous limb comprises a single series of segments attached end-to-end. A biramous limb, however, branches...
- (armor plate) and bearing a pair of biramous limbs. However, whether the ancestral limb was uniramous or biramous is far from a settled debate. This Ur-arthropod...
- arthropods, such as insects, myriapods and chelicerates, by the possession of biramous (two-parted) limbs, and by their larval forms, such as the nauplius stage...
- where each appendage comprises a single series of segments, or it may be biramous, as in many crustaceans, where each appendage branches into two sections...
- lateral fleshy protrusions. Parapodia in polychaetes are either uniramous or biramous. In the latter case, the dorsal lobes or branches are called notopodia...
- (unbranched) antenna-like structures, followed by one or more pairs of biramous (having two major branches) leg-like structures, as seen in some modern...
- are caudal rami, which are analogous to uropods. Uropods are typically biramouscomprising an endopod and an exopod. The exopod is typically the larger...
- gonopods. At the end of the pleon is the tail fan, comprising a pair of biramous uropods and the telson, which bears the ****. Together, they are used for...
- jaws. The abdomen has five segments called pleonites, each with a pair of biramous pleopods; these are modified into swimming legs and rami, flat respiratory...
- rigid pleotelson. The first five abdominal segments each bear a pair of biramous (branching in two) pleopods (lamellar structures which serve the function...
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