Annuli pl of annulus

annulose a. [L. annulus, ring] Bearing rings.

annulus n.; pl. -li -luses [L. annulus, ring] 1. Any ring-like circling of a joint, segment, spot or mark. 2. (BRYO: Phy-lactolaemata) The outer epidermal layer of a statoblast that encircles the protective capsule. 3. (NEMATA) The interstice area between the transverse striae of the body cuticle.

annulus antennalis (ARTHRO: Insecta) The encircling sclerite into which the basal segment of the antenna is inserted; antennal sclerite.

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