chitinous carapace

хитиновый панцырь

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • carapace — noun Etymology: French, from Spanish carapacho Date: 1836 1. a bony or chitinous case or shield covering the back or part of the back of an animal (as a turtle or crab) 2. a protective, decorative, or disguising shell < the carapace of reserve he …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carapace — carapaced, adj. carapacial /kar euh pay sheuhl/, adj. /kar euh pays /, n. a bony or chitinous shield, test, or shell covering some or all of the dorsal part of an animal, as of a turtle. [1830 40; < F < Sp carapacho, of obscure orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • carapace — car•a•pace [[t]ˈkær əˌpeɪs[/t]] n. zool. a bony or chitinous shield, test, or shell covering some or all of the dorsal part of an animal, as of a turtle • Etymology: 1830–40; < F < Sp carapacho car′a•paced , adj …   From formal English to slang

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  • malacostracan — /mal euh kos treuh keuhn/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the crustacean subclass Malacostraca, which includes the lobsters, shrimps, crabs, etc. n. 2. a malacostracan crustacean. [1825 35; < NL Malacostrac(a) order of crustacea ( < Gk, neut …   Universalium

  • cirripede — ▪ crustacean Introduction       any of the marine crustaceans of the infraclass Cirripedia (subphylum Crustacea). The best known are the barnacles. Adult cirripedes other than barnacles are internal parasites of marine invertebrates such as crabs …   Universalium

  • arthropod — /ahr threuh pod /, n. 1. any invertebrate of the phylum Arthropoda, having a segmented body, jointed limbs, and usually a chitinous shell that undergoes moltings, including the insects, spiders and other arachnids, crustaceans, and myriapods. adj …   Universalium

  • arachnid — arachnidan /euh rak ni deuhn/, adj., n. /euh rak nid/, n. 1. any wingless, carnivorous arthropod of the class Arachnida, including spiders, scorpions, mites, ticks, and daddy longlegs, having a body divided into two parts, the cephalothorax and… …   Universalium

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  • scorpion — scorpionic /skawr pee on ik/, adj. /skawr pee euhn/, n. 1. any of numerous arachnids of the order Scorpionida, widely distributed in warmer parts of the world, having a long, narrow, segmented tail that terminates in a venomous sting. 2. the… …   Universalium

  • New Zealand pea crab — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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