See: endophragm [Martin, 2005].
A cuticular calcified invagination, usually in the form of a plate, which provides a rigid orgin for muscles [Warner, 1977].
See: endophragm [McLaughlin, 1980].

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  • endophragm — Septum formed by cephalic and thoracic apodemes. (Syn. arthrophragm) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Wall formed by union of apposed apodemes forming part of endoskeleton of some decapods. (Syn. arthrophragm) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. (Order Decapoda): In …   Crustacea glossary

  • endophragm — n. [Gr. endon, within; phragma, partition] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In some Decapoda, a wall formed by union of opposed apodemes (cephalic and thoracic) forming part of the endoskeleton; an arthrophragm …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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