arthropod

[ ahr-thruh-pod ]SEE DEFINITION OF arthropod
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Florida pocket-gopher burrows and their arthropod inhabitants.

An ten' na, a segmented sensory appendage on the head of an arthropod.

The corm becomes the seat of a development of a special visual organ, the Arthropod eye (as opposed to the Chaetopod eye).

Two distinct forms of the Arthropod eye are observed—the monomeniscous (simple) and the polymeniscous (compound).

Intertergal, in-tėr-tėr′gal, adj. situated between the terga or tergites of an arthropod.

Turn the Arthropod on its back and the relative positions of the systems of organs are the same as in the Vertebrate.

Audouin gave the detailed demonstration of this by his accurate and minute determination of the pieces of the arthropod skeleton.

These cavities both in the vertebrate and in the arthropod disappear before the adult condition is reached.

Thus the nervous system is dorsal in the Vertebrate, ventral in the Arthropod.

In other words, without the arthropod host the disease-producing organism cannot complete its development.

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