Definition of Metastoma. Meaning of Metastoma. Synonyms of Metastoma

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Definition of Metastoma

Metastoma
Metastoma Me*tas"to*ma, Metastome Met"a*stome, n. [NL. metastoma, from Gr. meta` behind + sto`ma mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) A median elevation behind the mouth in the arthropods.

Meaning of Metastoma from wikipedia

- The metastoma is a ventral single plate located in the opisthosoma of non-arachnid dekatriatan chelicerates such as eurypterids, chasmataspidids and the...
- Metastoma is a monotypic genus of land snail in the family Holospiridae. M. roemeri, the single species of the genus, can be found in arid habitats in...
- material, including genital appendages, chelicerae and fragments of the metastoma (a large plate that is part of the abdomen) and telson discovered by German...
- pair of appendages were overlaid by a plate that is referred to as the metastoma, originally derived from a complete exoskeleton segment. The opisthosoma...
- henningsmoeni Tetlie, 2002 – Silurian, Norway Eurypterus with broad paddles and metastoma. Postabdomen has small epimera. Pretelson has large rounded epimera with...
- Kiaeropterus and Rhenopterus, all united by a rounded posterior margin to the metastoma and the prosomal appendage III bearing single fixed spines. Brachyopterus...
- preabdominal segment. the anteriormost appendicular structure of opisthosoma was metastoma, a plate-like structure interpreted as a fused appendage pair of first...
- rare eurypterid, and is known mainly from the fossilised remains of its metastoma (a large plate that is part of the abdomen) and telson (the posteriormost...
- were generally very long with small curved teeth without serrations. Its metastoma (a large plate that is part of the abdomen) was very narrow and cordated...
- for the former, and metastoma for the latter). Unlike most of the dekatriatans like eurypterids and chasmataspidids, the metastoma (ventral plate in front...
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