Palpon see dactylozooid

palp proboscis/proboscide (MOLL: Bivalvia) A tentaculiform outgrowth on each outer labial palp that can extend into or on the substrate, where ciliated and glandular surfaces pick up particles of food.

palpus/palp n.; pl. -pi [L. palpus, feeler] 1. (ANN) a. In Oli-gochaeta, one of a pair of elongate projections on the anal segment. b. In Polychaeta, one of a pair of projections on the sides of the head. 2. (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) a. In Arachnida, the segmented appendage of the pedipalp, excluding coxa and endite; simple in female, a reproductive organ in males. b. In Acari, paired appendage of segment 2, sensory in function; maybe up to 6 segments long. 3. (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, oval, setose mandibular endopod attached to the mandible or to the lateral margin of the labium. 4. (ARTHRO: Insecta) A telopodite of the gnathal appendage. see maxillary palpus; labial palp/palpus.

paludicole a. [L. paludis, marsh; colere, to inhabit] Living in or frequenting marshes.

palule n. [L. palus, stake] (CNID) A detached calcareous process of corals.

palus n.; pl. -li [L. palus, stake] 1. A stake-like structure. 2. (CNID) A verticle column along the inner edge of some septa.

pandemic a. [Gr. pan, all; demos, people] A widespread epidemic. see eumenical, cosmopolitan, endemic.

panduriform a. [L. pandura, musical instrument; forma, shape] Violin-shaped, oblong at the two extremities and contracted in the middle; pandurate.

Pangaea n. [Gr. pan, all; gaia, earth] The theory of an ancient continent from which the present continents split off by continental drift.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Swine Influenza

Swine Influenza

SWINE INFLUENZA frightening you? CONCERNED about the health implications? Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases! Stop The Swine Flu from Spreading. Follow the advice to keep your family and friends safe from this virus and not become another victim. These simple cost free guidelines will help you to protect yourself from the swine flu.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment