biramous


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biramous

[bī′rā·məs]
(biology)
Having two branches, such as an arthropod appendage.
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Pleon of five incompletely separated pleomeres, first four bearing very slender biramous pleopods, their endopodites much smaller.
Rudiments of the antennules and biramous antennae are clearly defined, the latter with a medial epipodite.
Sex was determined by the presence of biramous pleopods for females and uniramous pleopopds for males (Morgan 1980).