epipodium


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epipodium

[‚ep·ə′pōd·ē·əm]
(botany)
The apical portion of an embryonic phyllopodium.
(invertebrate zoology)
A ridge or fold on the lateral edges of each side of the foot of certain gastropod mollusks.
The elevated ring on an ambulacral plate in Echinoidea.
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variations in the development of the epipodium in the different species
Koyamaea, the hypopodium and the epipodium of all the paraclades are
10 tentacles in a variety of sizes, posterior quarter more or less smooth; epipodium bearing approx.
This results from the inhibited lengthening of the main axis intemodes and the distal branch epipodium, with an important development of the basal branch epipodium (Fig.
In this inflorescence, the variable epipodium length determines the spikelets to be disposed all at the same level (Fig.
6D): General body colour yellowish white, epipodium paler with a few scattered black blotches, also on sides of the foot; cephalic tentacles, forehead and snout usually with grey-brown to black pigmentation.
Notes on the soft parts of Trochus infundibulum Watson with an account of a remarkable sexual modification of the epipodium, hitherto undescribed in Mollusca.
The epipodium varies in its structural detail, coloration, and texture among species and is one way to distinguish between the different species of abalone (Anderson 2003).
These two species are easily differentiated based on their shell and epipodium morphology.
An epipodium fragment of 50 individuals per site was fixed and stored in 95% ethanol.
The epipodium is a series of small tentacles arising from the dorsal part of the foot.