paracme n. [Gr. parakme, decadence] The state of decline of a group of organisms after the highest stage of development (acme). see phylogerontic.
paracopulatory organ (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Isopoda, a specialized endopod of the pleopod utilized in copulation.
paracymbium n. [Gr. para, beside; kymbion, small boat] (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) In mature male Arachnida, a genital appendage arising from the base of the cymbium in many groups.
parademe n. [Gr. para, beside; demas, body] A secondary apodeme arising from the edge of a sclerite.
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