Definition of Metasome. Meaning of Metasome. Synonyms of Metasome

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Definition of Metasome

Metasome
Metasome Met"a*some, n. [Pref. meta- + -some body.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the component segments of the body of an animal.

Meaning of Metasome from wikipedia

- parts: the anterior prosome, the intermediate mesosome, and the posterior metasome. The body of acorn worms is worm-shaped and divided into an anterior proboscis...
- row of large spines at the rear margin of the body segment known as the metasome. Bradford, Janet (1976). "Partial Revision of the Acartia Subgenus Acartiura...
- genital opening in the female and the presence of posterior spines on the metasome (body segment) of the male. It is found off the coast of New South Wales...
- to easily attach their bodies to substrates by using the spines on its metasomes. These organisms are also able to survive out of water for several days...
- the absence of spines on the dorsal part of the posterior body segment (metasome). Juliana Kouwenberg (2010). T. Chad Walter & Geoff Boxshall (ed.). "Acartia...
- arrangement and size of the spines on the back of the posterior body segment (metasome). T. Chad Walter (2011). Walter TC, Boxshall G (eds.). "Acartia lefevreae...
- the prominent spines on the dorsal part of the posterior body segment (metasome). J. Kouwenberg (2010). T. C. Walter & G. Boxshall (ed.). "Acartia (Acartiura)...
- the presence of spines on the dorsal part of the posterior body segment (metasome). Like A. ensifera, it is found around the coasts of New Zealand, mainly...
- the crescent-shaped mouth. The posterior and larger body section is the metasome and contains the metacoel. It is swollen at the base into an ampulla which...
- split up into three sections: 1. the head (cephalosome); 2. the abdomen (metasome); and 3. the tail (urosome). The head has a single eye in the center with...
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