Definition of Carapax

1. n. See Carapace.



Definition of Carapax

1. Noun. (zoology) (alternative form of carapace) ¹

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Definition of Carapax

1. carapace [n -ES] - See also: carapace

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carapax

carangid
carangid fish
carangids
carangoid
caranna
carannas
caranx
caranxes
carap
carapace
carapaced
carapacelike
carapaces
carapato
carapatos
carapax (current term)
carapaxes
caraps
carat
caratage
carate
carates
carats
carauna
caraunas
caravan
caravan-park
caravan inn

Literary usage of Carapax

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1. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1873)
"Anterior portion of the carapax of the male, seen partly in a front ... 9, carapax of the female. 9a, facial region of the same specimen. Figure 10. ..."

2. Report Upon the Invertebrate Animals of Vineyard Sound and Adjacent Waters by Addison Emery Verrill, Sidney Irving Smith (1874)
"carapax orbicular, longer than broad; antero-lateral margin with a deep sinus from which a deep sulcus extends to the center of the carapax; ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1886)
"ON THE REPRODUCTION OF THE carapax ... arrived in a very injured condition. la some cases the greater part of the carapax was broken through, ..."

4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1876)
"Right cheliped very large, smooth, meros hollowed out throughout its posterior upper surface so us to fit closely to the under surface of the carapax; ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"carapax strongly convex transversely; the anterior margin nearly straight, except at the ... Antennae together as broad as the anterior part ot the carapax; ..."

6. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1895)
"Length of carapax, 4 mm.; breadth, 10 mm. This species is usually found in the leathery tubes of annelids. The legs and portions of the carapax are covered ..."

7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1859)
"carapax transversus, antice areolatus et linea elevata marginatus ; areolis non ... 4. Ad insulam Hawaii. 104. TRAPEZIA RETICULATA, nov. sp. carapax in ..."

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