Definition of Notopodia. Meaning of Notopodia. Synonyms of Notopodia

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Definition of Notopodia

Notopodia
Notopodium No`to*po"di*um, n.; pl. L. Notopodia, E. Notopodiums. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the back + ?, ?, the foot.] (Zo["o]l.) The dorsal lobe or branch of a parapodium. See Parapodium.

Meaning of Notopodia from wikipedia

- latter case, the dorsal lobes are called notopodia and the ventral lobes neuropodia. Both neuropodia and notopodia may possess a bundle of chaetae (neurochaetae...
- lobes. The anterior segments and their appendages are all similar. The notopodia and neuropodia consist of unbranched capillary chaetae, sometimes with...
- length. It can be distinguished by the size of the upper ligules on the notopodia of the posterior region of the body. The upper ligules are much larger...
- 1-2 pairs tentacular cirri without aciculae. Compound setae present. Notopodia are distinct (rarely reduced), usually with more flattened lobes, notosetae...
- limb to which they are attached; for instance, notosetae are attached to notopodia; neurosetae to neuropodia. Crustaceans have mechano- and chemosensory...
- 25 segments (chaetigers) with pairs of large flattened paddle-shaped notopodia, around 15 mm (0.59 in) in length. Each notopodium has greater than 50...
- is the many notosetae (rigid setae extending from dorsal branches of notopodia) along the back of the animal that are characteristic of polychaete worms...
- The mucus net is secreted by a hooplike structure called the aliform notopodia arch. The net can grow at a rate as great as one millimeter per second...
- unbranched, including the capillary setae and the rostrate uncini. The notopodia are bluntly truncate and the neuropodia are elongated tori forming long...
- bilateral position, from which are activated "paddles", one dorsally called notopodia and another one ventrally called neropodia. Chloeia's distribution is...
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