fimbriate

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fimbriate

[′fim·brē‚āt]
(biology)
Having a fringe along the edge.
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4E) slightly shorter than notopodial postchaetal lobe, bearing two dark glandular ridges but no fimbriation, tapering to a short tip; on posterior abdomen (Fig.
5A); bearing two dark glandular ridges but no fimbriation, compressed and tapering to a slender tip that lacks glandular material; first thoracic pair small, progressively increasing in length (Fig.
Naineris bicornis is the most similar species, and the only differences are the bifid prostomium, the distinct fimbriation of branchiae and a slightly larger number of thoracic chaetigers, about 50, of which 10 form the transition region (Hartman 1951, Taylor 1984).