Telophragma see Zband or disc

telopod n. [Gr. telos, end; pous, foot] 1. (ARTHRO: Crustacea) Part of an appendage distal to the coxa. 2. (ARTHRO: Diplo-poda) In males, a modified leg, serving a copulatory function, on one of the posterior segments.

telopodite n. [Gr. telos, end; pous, foot] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The primary shaft of a limb distal to the coxopodite; the basipodite.

telorhabdions n.pl. [Gr. telos, end; rhabdos, rod] (NEMATA) The posterior wall plates of the telostome. see rhabdion.

telostome, telostom n. [Gr. telos, end; stoma, mouth] (NEMATA: Secernentea) The posterior part of a stoma. see protostome.

telosynapsis, telosyndesis see acrosyndesis telotarsus n. [Gr. telos, end; tarsos, sole of foot] (ARTHRO) In Chelicerata and Chilopoda, the distal of the two principal tarsomeres of the tarsus.

telotaxis n. [Gr. telos, end; taxis, arrangement] Movement directed towards a goal, with a minimum of deviation in the path taken. see kinotaxis, tropotaxis.

telotroch n. [Gr. telos, end; trochos, wheel] 1. (ANN: Poly-chaeta) The preanal girdle of cilia near the posterior end. 2. (PHORON) A ciliary ring on the posterior of the trunk, probably a locomotor organ.

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