Arthrodial membrane
Tough flexible cuticle occurring between skeletal elements and allowing relative movement [Warner, 1977].
(Subclass Copepoda):
An unsclerotized, flexible section of the exoskeleton between the sclerotized parts of two somites or two segments [Ferrari and Dahms, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • arthrobranchia — n.; pl. iae [Gr. arthron, joint; branchia, gills] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a gill attached to the articulating membrane between the appendage and body; arthrobranchiata …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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