Definition of Carapace. Meaning of Carapace. Synonyms of Carapace

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Definition of Carapace

Carapace
Carapace Car"a*pace (k[a^]r"[.a]*p[=a]s), n. [F.] (Zo["o]l.) The thick shell or shield which covers the back of the tortoise, or turtle, the crab, and other crustaceous animals.

Meaning of Carapace from wikipedia

- A carapace is a dorsal (upper) section of the exoskeleton or s**** in a number of animal groups, including arthropods, such as crustaceans and arachnids...
- strut are part of the plastron, on the carapace are the sutures into which they insert, known as the Bridge carapace suture. The bones of the s**** are named...
- Megatherium, a type of giant ground sloth. A man named Sellow found some carapace plates in three-foot deep clay in Uruguay four years later. That discovery...
- Carapace Nunatak (76°53′S 159°24′E / 76.883°S 159.400°E / -76.883; 159.400Coordinates: 76°53′S 159°24′E / 76.883°S 159.400°E / -76.883; 159.400)...
- The cephalothorax is covered by a carapace which protects the internal organs and the gills; the section of the carapace that projects in front of the eyes...
- living sea turtle. Archelon had a leathery carapace instead of the hard s**** seen in sea turtles. The carapace may have featured a row of small ridges,...
- s**** is divided into the upper or dorsal carapace, and the lower, ventral carapace or plastron. The upper carapace consists of the vertebral scutes, which...
- paralyzed from the waist down. Later, he encased his body in a bioorganic carapace that allowed him to walk again, in addition to giving him superpowers,...
- characterized by an elongated, segmented body, a flattened shield-like brownish carapace covering two thirds of the thorax, and two long filaments on the abdomen...
- together to form a cephalothorax, which may be covered by a single large carapace. The crustacean body is protected by the hard exoskeleton, which must be...
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