Definition of Chelicera. Meaning of Chelicera. Synonyms of Chelicera

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Definition of Chelicera

Chelicera
Chelicera Che*lic"e*ra (k[-e]*l[i^]s"[-e]*r[.a]), n.; pl. Chelicer[ae] (-r[=e]). [NL., fr. Gr. chhlh` claw + ke`ras horn.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the anterior pair of mouth organs, terminated by a pincherlike claw, in scorpions and allied Arachnida. They are homologous with the falcers of spiders, and probably with the mandibles of insects.

Meaning of Chelicera from wikipedia

- The jackknife chelicera is subchelate (with fixed finger much reduced or absent) and is composed of two segments. This type of chelicera occurs exclusively...
- one on each chelicera. In the accompanying photograph of a male solifugid, one flagellum is just visible near the tip of each chelicera. The flagella...
- was among the largest eurypterids. Isolated fossil remains of a large chelicera (frontal appendage) suggests that the largest known species, P. grandidentatus...
- nephridia O = nephridia lost during development A = Antenna L = Leg C = Chelicera P = Pedipalp Ci = Chilarium Mnd = Mandible Mx = Maxilla The Chelicerata...
- (posterior lateral)     PM (posterior median) Leg segments:  6: costa  7: trochanter  8: patella  9: tibia 10: metatarsus 11: tarsus 13: claw 14: chelicera  ...
- (pteron) meaning "wing". Based on the isolated fossil remains of a large chelicera (claw) from the Klerf Formation of Germany, J. rhenaniae has been estimated...
- nephridia O = nephridia lost during development A = Antenna L = Leg C = Chelicera P = Pedipalp Ci = Chilarium Mnd = Mandible Mx = Maxilla The most con****uous...
- Unlike other mygalomorph spiders, the Ctenizidae have a rastellum on the chelicera. Resembling "teeth" or "barbs" on each fang, this modification is used...
- the carapace Chelate: A description of a chelicera where the fang closes against a tooth-like process Chelicera (plural chelicerae): One of two appendages...
- as basal Euarthropoda, or inside Chelicerata (based on the chelifore-chelicera ****tive homology). According to the World Register of Marine Species...
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