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 cephalothorax, septum of endoskeleton formed at border of each somite by inward projections (endopleurites, endosternites) of exoskeleton. (Syn. arthrophragm) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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  • 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

  • endophragm — en·do·phragm …   English syllables

  • endophragm — …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthrophragm — 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] …   Crustacea glossary

  • arthrophragm — see endophragm …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endophragmal — adjective see endophragm …   Useful english dictionary

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