cerebroidae n.pl. [L. cerebrum, brain] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The ganglionic center of the brain.
cerebropedal a. [L. cerebrum, brain; pes, foot] (MOLL) Pertaining to nerve strands connecting the dorsal cerebral and ventral pedal ganglia.
cerebropleural ganglion (MOLL: Bivalvia) A ganglion just above the mouth.
cerebrosides n.pl. [L. cerebrum, brain; F. -ide, from oxide] Phospholipids probably common to all living cells.
cerebrovisceral a. [L. cerebrum, brain; viscera, viscera] (MOLL) Pertaining to, or connecting the cerebral and visceral ganglia.
cerebrum n. [L. cerebrum, brain] 1. The primary cephalic or anterior ganglion or ganglia. 2. (ARTHRO: Insecta) The su-praesophageal ganglion, or brain. cerebral a.
ceriferous a. [L. cera, wax; ferre, to carry] Bearing or producing wax.
cerinula larva (CNID: Anthozoa) In Ceriantharia, pelagic larvae resembling medusae with flagella and a circlet of marginal tentacles; many genera have been named from the pelagic larvae but the adults and life cycle are unknown.
cernuous a. [L. cernuus, facing earthward] Drooping; nodding; pendulous; having the apex more or less bent downward or inclining.
cerodecyte n. [L. cera, wax; Gr. kytos, container] Oenocytes; applied to such cells because they were presumed to aid in forming and conserving wax.
cerotegument n. [L. cera, wax; tegumentum, covering] (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) In Acari, tegumental layers generally distinguishable by an outer cement layer covering the lipid layer; part of the epiostracum; part of the epicuticle; superficial epicuticular layers; tectostracum.
cerulean n. [L. caeruleus, sky-blue] Azure or sky-blue.
cerumen n. [L. cera, wax] (ARTHRO: Insecta) A mixture of resin and wax used for nest construction by stingless bees, and to a minor extent by Apis.
cervacoria n. [L. cervix, neck; corium, leather] (ARTHRO: In-secta) The cephalic membranous end of the cervix, attached to the walls of the head near the foramen.
cervical a. [L. cervix, neck] Of or pertaining to the neck, or to the cervix of an organ.
cervical alae (NEMATA: Secernentea) In some animal parasitic nematodes, wide lateral anterior alae, single, bifid or trifid, often with internal supporting struts.
cervical ampulla (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Orthoptera, cervical membrane capable of becoming a swollen dorsal vesicule protruding immediately behind the head; functioning in ec-dysis.
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