Definition of Chelipeds

1. Noun. (plural of cheliped) ¹



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Definition of Chelipeds

1. cheliped [n] - See also: cheliped

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chelipeds

chelerythrine
cheletropic
chelicera
chelicerae
cheliceral
chelicerate
chelicerates
chelicerous
chelidamic
chelidamic acid
chelidon
chelidonius
cheliferous
cheliform
cheliped
chelipeds (current term)
chelkarite
cheloid
cheloid scar
cheloids
chelone
chelones
chelonian
chelonian reptile
chelonians
chelotropic
chelp
chelping
chelsea boy
chelsea boys

Literary usage of Chelipeds

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"The chelipeds of Galathea and P. longicornis transfer food to the mouth, and in the latter also assist locomotion, being pressed against a surface ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
""When irritated the crab moves its chelipeds so as to place the ... Melia has lost the direct use of its chelipeds as organs of defense and offense, ..."

3. The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes: Being by John Stanley Gardiner (1903)
"(2) The chelipeds are only about 2£ times as long as the carapace. (3) The chelipeds are frosted over with tiny granules set in short rows athwart the ..."

4. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"The chelipeds and walking-legs are elongate and slender. ... The very long chelipeds make it conspicuous. The third maxillipeds have the third joint longer ..."

5. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1873)
"The chelipeds are slender and fully as long as in ... 2) in having much longer chelipeds, the merus projecting much farther beyond the sides of the carapax, ..."

6. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"The injuries to the right chelipeds were 50 per cent greater than those of ... (c) There were 25 per cent more injuries to the right chelipeds than to the ..."

7. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1877)
"chelipeds shorter than second pair, fingers as widely gaping, ... chelipeds stout, longer thnn the second pair by almost the length of the hand, ..."

8. A Monograph on the Isopods of North America by Harriet Richardson (1905)
"chelipeds in male with digital process of propodus armed with two teeth. ... Carpus of chelipeds more than half the length of the body, longer than the ..."

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