endite


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endite

[′en‚dīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the appendages on the inner aspect of an arthropod limb.
A ridgelike chewing surface on the inner part of the pedipalpus or maxilla of many arachnids.
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Arthrite well-developed, with four multicuspidate spines and three pinnate setae; with one surface seta; coxal endite, basis, exopod and endopod fused, with two proximal, two subdistal and three distal setae.
brendae, shows remarkable modifications of the male endites, which each bears two long, narrow projections, one directed laterally and one directed posteriorly (Fig.
At the molt to instar V, the endites and endopod became evident on the medial edge, and the exopod and epipod formed on the lateral edge of the protopodite (Fig.
1F) Palp with 2, 1, 1, 2 setae; coxal endite with 6 distal setae; basal endite with 8 distal setae; broad scaphognathite with narrow posterior lobes having long naked setae.
Endite with five setae, the two distalmost longer an d unilaterally setulated on second half and the two innermost bisegmented, bilaterally setulated.
Youre termes, youre colours, and youre figures, Keep hem in stoor til so be ye endite Heigh style, as whan men to kynges write.
Palaemon adspersus is an omnivorous species of caridean shrimp with a reduced maxilla 2 that lacks the coxal endite (Boas, 1880).
3E): Biramous; protopod two-lobed, coxal endite with eight setae, basal endite with two stout setae and two setae; endopod three-segmented with 3, 2, 5 setae; small exopod with four plumose setae.
With mournyng now my merthe I most respite; Lo rendyng muses techith me to endite, Of wo with wepyng weteth thay my face.
Within the Canterbury Tales, the Second Nun's Prologue acknowledges her tale's indebtedness to a source:</p> <pre> Foryeve me that I do no diligence This ilke storie subtilly to endite, For bothe have I the wordes and sentence Of him that at the seintes reverence
Each maxillule [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4C OMITTED] has a three-segmented endopodite located distolaterally; a large, toothed, mesially directed basal endite; and a smaller setose coxal endite that is also mesially directed.