Definition of Chelicerae

1. Noun. (plural of chelicera) ¹



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Definition of Chelicerae

1. chelicera [n] - See also: chelicera

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chelicerae

chelate compound
chelated
chelates
chelating
chelating agent
chelating agents
chelation
chelation therapy
chelations
chelatometric
chelator
chelators
chelerythrine
cheletropic
chelicera
chelicerae (current term)
cheliceral
chelicerate
chelicerates
chelicerous
chelidamic
chelidamic acid
chelidon
chelidonius
cheliferous
cheliform
cheliped
chelipeds
chelkarite
cheloid

Literary usage of Chelicerae

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1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"It measures about one twelfth inch in length. The colour is pale yellowish with the claws of the chelicerae reddish brown. It was found in California. ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"The chelicerae would seem probably to correspond with the mandibles of ... 340) to become, like the ganglion of the chelicerae, converted into part of the ..."

3. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"The Arachnida have only two pairs of cephalic limbs (the chelicerae and the pedipalps), but four pairs of legs on the thorax. The attempts which have been ..."

4. The Kansas University Science Bulletin by University of Kansas (1906)
"It is held in front of the female by means of her chelicerae and pedipalps. She continues to carry about the little cluster of spiderlings for some days ..."

5. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"In nearly all of these figures, the lateral eyes are very well developed for this stage, and are easily seen in surface views about opposite the chelicerae, ..."

6. A Zoological Pocket-book: Or, Synopsis of Animal Classification. Comprising by Emil Selenka (1890)
"With chelate chelicerae, slender legs, and abdomen of six segments. ... Chelate chelicerae and leg-like ..."

7. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"This carries the piercing parts which are the single hypostome or dart and a pair of piercing chitinous structures, the chelicerae which lie above the ..."

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