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Definition of Uniramous

Uniramous
Uniramous U`ni*ra"mous, a. [Uni- + L. ramus branch.] (Biol.) Having but one branch.

Meaning of Uniramous from wikipedia

- hind limbs. The appendages of arthropods may be either biramous or uniramous. A uniramous limb comprises a single series of segments attached end-to-end....
- the ant. The common ancestor of all arthropods likely had one pair of uniramous (unbranched) antenna-like structures, followed by one or more pairs of...
- auricles, proboscis (trunk and snout) and barbels. Appendages may become uniramous, as in insects and centipedes, where each appendage comprises a single...
- bearing a pair of biramous limbs. However, whether the ancestral limb was uniramous or biramous is far from a settled debate. This Ur-arthropod had a ventral...
- includes the second pair of antennae, but not the first, which is usually uniramous, the exception being in the class Malacostraca where the antennules may...
- anchorage, protection and locomotion. Parapodia in polychaetes can be uniramous (consisting of one lobe or ramus) but are usually biramous (two lobes...
- arthropods with exoskeletons and jointed appendages. Uniramians have strictly uniramous appendages. Systematics can result in rival taxonomies, and this seems...
- and spaced far apart on the head. They have two pairs of antennae. The uniramous thoracic legs or pereiopods are arranged in seven pairs, the first of...
- compressed, and there is no carapace. The thorax bears eight pairs of uniramous appendages, the first of which are used as accessory mouthparts; the next...
- distal unit. Parapodia are mostly biramous (only the first two pairs are uniramous). Peristomium fused with the first body segment, with usually two pairs...