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Definition of Oostegite

Oostegite
Oostegite O*["o]s"te*gite, n. [Gr. ? + ? a roof.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the plates which in some Crustacea inclose a cavity wherein the eggs are hatched.

Meaning of Oostegite from wikipedia

- An oostegite is a large, flexible plate-like flap extending medially from the coxae (first segments) of the pereiopods (thoracic appendages) in some female...
- In mature females, some or all of the limbs have appendages known as oostegites which fold underneath the thorax and form a brood chamber for the eggs...
- orders Amphipoda, Isopoda and ****acea. It is an egg chamber formed by oostegites, which are appendages that are attached to the coxae (first segment) of...
- presence of a brood pouch, or marsupium, formed from thin flattened plates (oostegites) borne on the basalmost segments of the legs. Peracarida is one of the...
- marsupium when ****ually active, the pouch being formed by overlapping oostegites or brood plates grown from the medial border of the pereiopods. The young...
- beneath the thorax. This brood pouch is enclosed by the large, flexible oostegites, bristly flaps which extend from the basal segments of the pereopods and...
- In mature females, brood pouches formed by extensions of the coxae (oostegites) are present on the third and fourth pereonites. The fifth to seventh...
- A female specimen with eggs protected by oostegites...
- uropods (posterior appendages). Female petalophthalmidans have two or three oostegites (flexible bristly flaps) forming the base of the marsupium or brood pouch...
- a marsupium formed by branches (endites) of their thoracopods, called oostegites. The Peracarida is divided into nine orders (Isopoda, Amphipoda, Mysida...
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