Definition of Maxilliped. Meaning of Maxilliped. Synonyms of Maxilliped

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Definition of Maxilliped

Maxilliped
Maxilliped Max*il"li*ped, n. [Maxilla + L. pes, pedis, foot.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the mouth appendages of Crustacea, situated next behind the maxill[ae]. Crabs have three pairs, but many of the lower Crustacea have but one pair of them. Called also jawfoot, and foot jaw.

Meaning of Maxilliped from wikipedia

- appendages. An appendage which is modified to ****ist in feeding is known as a maxilliped or gnathopod. Appendages may become uniramous, as in insects and centipedes...
- maxillipeds second maxillipeds third maxillipeds first pereiopods second pereiopods third pereiopods fourth pereiopods fifth pereiopods Maxillipeds are...
- mouthparts, possess a pair of "poison claws", or forci****s. These, like the maxillipeds of crustaceans, are modified legs and not true mouthparts. The forci****s...
- appendage is modified to venom claws. The embryonic cuticle on second maxilliped has an egg tooth. The trochanter–prefemur joint is fixed. A spiral ridge...
- It differs from other stenopodideans by the enlargement of its third maxilliped. The holotype of M. bahamaensis has a total length (TL) of 14.4 millimetres...
- first pair, the maxillula, pumps water into the gill cavity. After the maxilliped come five more pairs of appendages, the pereiopods. These form the ten...
- Pinnotheridae, noted that most species with a 2-segmented palp on the third maxilliped were anomalous in Pinnotheres. This led to the segregation of multiple...
- concentrators (lenses) and a concave retina. The lobster's thorax is composed of maxillipeds, appendages that function primarily as mouthparts, and pereiopods, appendages...
- bear legs, which may be specialised as pereiopods (walking legs) and maxillipeds (feeding legs). The abdomen bears pleopods, and ends in a telson, which...
- from small puddles by transferring it from their chelipeds to their maxillipeds. In addition to the branchiostegal lung, the coconut crab has an additional...
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