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Definition of Chelae

Chelae
Chela Che"la, n.; pl. Chel[ae]. [NL., fr. Gr. chhlh` claw.] (Zo["o]l.) The pincherlike claw of Crustacea and Arachnida.

Meaning of Chelae from wikipedia

- (chela). The plural form is chelae. Legs bearing a chela are called chelipeds. Another name is claw because most chelae are curved and have a sharp point...
- Chelae is the plural of Chela (organ). Chelae or Chelai may also refer to: Chelae (Bithynia), an ancient town of Bithynia Chelae (Bosphorus), an ancient...
- Chelae or Chelai (Ancient Gr****: Χῆλαι) was a coastal town of ancient Bithynia located on the Pontus Euxinus. It appears in the Tabula Peutingeriana, and...
- Chelae or Chelai (Ancient Gr****: Χῆλαι), also called Philemporos, was a town of ancient Thrace on the Bosphorus, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times...
- with gray spots and a tan underside, and have large and unequally sized chelae (claws) with black tips. In addition to the usual ****ual dimorphism exhibited...
- over by the constellation of Scorpio. They called the area the Latin word "chelae", which translated to "the claws" which can help identify the individual...
- Chelae or Chelai (Ancient Gr****: Χῆλαι) was a coastal town of ancient Bithynia located on the Bosphorus. Its site is located near Keçili Liman in Asiatic...
- pincers of crabs, lobsters and scorpions, more formally known as their chelae, are sometimes called claws. A true claw is made of a hard protein called...
- In many decapods, one pair of these "legs" has enlarged pincers, called chelae, with the legs being called chelipeds. In front of the pereiopods are three...
- arthropods such as crabs, lobsters, and scorpions possess pincers in the form of chelae at the ends of their front limbs (pedipalps), to ****ist in feeding, defence...
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