Caenogenesis see cenogenesis

caisson n. [L. capsa, box] (ANN: Oligochaeta) A box-like arrangement of longitudinal muscle fibers in certain earthworms.

calabar swelling Transient subcutaneous nodule or swelling resulting from the traversing filarial nematode Loa loa.

calamistrum setae (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) In many cribellate Araneae, a row of curved bristle-like setae on the dorsal part of the fourth metatarsus; functioning in combing silk from a special spinning organ.

calamus n. [L. calamus, reed] (nemata) The shaft of the spi-cule.

calathiform a. [L. calathus, basket shaped, bowl-like; forma, shape] Shaped like a cup or bowl.

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