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...
- lateral fleshy protrusions. Parapodia in polychaetes are either uniramous or biramous. In the latter case, the dorsal lobes or branches are called notopodia...
- 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...
- they regarded Opabinia's lobe+gill arrangement as an early form of the biramous limbs seen in trilobites and crustaceans and which may be the original...
- Segments in the pygidium are similar to the thoracic segments (bearing biramous limbs) but are not articulated. Trilobites can be described based on the...
- 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...
- (unbranched) antenna-like structures, followed by one or more pairs of biramous (having two major branches) leg-like structures, as seen in some modern...
- detailed appendages were uncovered, that showed that N. compacta shares biramous legs of very comparable anatomy with trilobites. Some debate is still going...
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