sutural edge (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, the margin of the compartmental plate along the suture.
sutural laminae (MOLL: Polyplacophora) Apophyses plates; anterior plate-like projections of the articulamentum extending from either side of an intermediate or tail valve; may be separated by a sinus or partially joined by a laminar extension of the articulamentum.
sutural plate (MOLL: Polyplacophora) Lamina of the articula-mentum across the jugal sinus of the intermediate and tail valve, extending between the sutural laminae.
sutural shelf (MOLL: Gastropoda) A horizontally flattened band that may contact the adapical suture of the whorls.
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