Parapleurolophocercous cercaria see pleurolophocercous cercaria

parapleuron n.; pl. -ura [Gr. para, beside; pleuron, side] (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Coleoptera, the undivided pleura of the thorax.

paraplicate folding (BRACHIO) A fold on either side of the dorsal sulcus on the brachial valve.

parapod, parapodium n.; pl. -dia [Gr. para, beside; pous, foot] 1. (ANN: Polychaeta) Paired lateral, fleshy, paddle-like appendages that bear one or more cirri; usually consisting of two main divisions, the notopodium and the neuropodium. 2. (MOLL: Gastropoda) a. In Opisthobranchia, a lobelike extension of the creeping sole; a fin. b. In Apysiidae, arising from the middle of the body. c. In Pteropoda, located anteriorly; functioning as oars.

parapolar cells (MESO) Cells making up the ciliated somato-derm behind the calotte.

paraproct n. [Gr. para, beside; proktos, anus] (ARTHRO) One of a pair of plates, valves or lobes bordering the anus lateroventrally in some Insecta, Chelicerata, and Diplo-poda; synonyms vary with species and authors. para-proctal a.

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