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incrassate

[in′kra‚sāt]
(biology)
State of being swollen or thickened.
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Hind femur strongly incrassate, pecten with 1 sharp spine with 2 gradually smaller, blunt denticles following, 3 spines before pecten; 1st spine small in middle of hind femur; other spines large and sharp between pecten and small spine (Fig.
Chela manus ([male]) incrassate, length along ventroexternal carina 33-51% greater than manus width, 32-37% greater than manus height (Table 1), fingers strongly curved proximally (fixed finger curved dorsally, movable finger curved ventrally), such that only connect distally and distinctive gap present between them proximally, when closed (Fig.
5 [micro]m long, slightly incrassate, porose, becoming shorter and wider towards apex and base; marginal cells similar or narrower than adjacent median lamina cells; alar cells rectangular, shortly rectangular or quadrate, hyaline, [+ or -] inflated, [+ or -] thick-walled, forming a well-delimited group, ovate or rectangular, consisting of 3-4 rows of cells along basal leaf margin, upper cells of group less inflated and smaller, usually quadrate or rectangular, alar group decurrent; initial cells of rhizoids abundant near apex or beside nerve in upper part of leaves, rhomboidal and hyaline.
23 times as long as the transocular width, thicker than others, gradually thickening distad, basis stalked; II-IV flagelliform, II slightly incrassate distad, IV apically pointed, subarcuate.
Pedipalpal tibia, size in relation to the femur, (0) incrassate, comparable size; (1) not incrassate, much smaller.
5 (but less than 4) times that of the second segment; the mesosternum less than twice length of metasternum, and the short, conate parameres, whereas the sister group relationship between Gerris and Aquarius is diagnosed by the basis of the first antennal segment being shorter than half the body length; the absence of a pale median stripe on the pronotal lobe, the thickened fore femora of the female, and the incrassate fore femora of the male (Damgaard and Cognato, 2005).
The curvature of metatarsus I, the incrassate tibia I, and the presence of an apophysis on the ventral metatarsus I are characteristics found in Sickius longibulbi, as well as Porrhothele antipodiana (Hexathelidae) (Jackson & Pollard 1990) and Fufius spp.
Transverse, narrower than pronotum, eyes moderate in size, about as long as tempora; infraorbital carina well developed, complete; neck absent; antennomere 4 subquadrate, 5-10 transverse, slightly incrassate toward.
This species has an exaggerated first antennal segment, being greatly incrassate and elongate, with unique, brushlike setae.
9) given by Bertkau (1880) shows a small spider (body length 11 mm), with many white spots arranged in transverse stripes and a male tarsus bearing an incrassate and short tibia and a copulatory bulb tapering regularly up to the tip of the embolus.