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Horseshoe crab

Definition noun, plural: horseshoe crabs A crab-like marine chelicerate arthropod of the taxonomic family... Read More

Limulus

Definition noun A genus of the family Limulidae Supplement Limulus is a taxonomic genus of the family Limulidae, commonly... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Chelicerate

Definition noun, plural: chelicerates Any of the species belonging to the subphylum Chelicerata Supplement The chelicerates... Read More

Chelicera

Definition noun, plural: chelicerae Either of the first set of appendages of the chelicerates (e.g. arachnids, horseshoe... Read More

Pedipalp

Definition noun, plural: pedipalps Either of the second pair of appendages located laterally to the chelicerae and... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Palp

Definition noun, plural: palps (1) (arthropodology) Pedipalp; Either of the second pair of appendages located laterally to... Read More