Definition of Maxillipeds

1. Noun. (plural of maxilliped) ¹

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Definition of Maxillipeds

1. maxilliped [n] - See also: maxilliped

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maxillipeds

maxillary process
maxillary process of embryo
maxillary sinus
maxillary sinus neoplasms
maxillary sinus radiograph
maxillary sinuses
maxillary sinusitis
maxillary surface of palatine bone
maxillary tuberosity
maxillary vein
maxillipeds (current term)
maxillofacial development
maxillofacial injuries
maxillofacial prosthesis
maxillofacial prosthesis implantation
maxillomandibular fixation
maxillomandibular record

Literary usage of Maxillipeds

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Specimens of Amphipodous Crustacea in the Collection of the by Charles Spence Bate (1862)
"... in the form of the maxillipeds, in the distinctly chelate character of the first pair of ... maxillipeds ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"The first pair of maxillipeds is absent. The thoracic region is formed of an oval ... From its front segment arises the second pair of maxillipeds (mrp*) as ..."

3. Introduction to Zoology: A Guide to the Study of Animals ; for the Use of by Charles Benedict Davenport, Gertrude Anna Crotty Davenport (1902)
"No uncovered thoracic segments ; 3 or 2 pairs of maxillipeds, ... 3 free thoracic segments; 5 pairs of maxillipeds ; 3 pairs of legs ca- Eyes not stalked; ..."

4. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"The third maxillipeds suffice without other details to discriminate the genera. ... The third maxillipeds have the fifth joint attached at the outer angle ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"maxillipeds with three to six broad, flattened joints. 6. ... maxillipeds three-jointed. Flagella of both pairs of antennae few jointed in female ; of first ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"The antennules are important water-testers, and are periodically cleaned by the hair-comb on the inner side of the third maxillipeds. ..."

7. A Monograph on the Isopods of North America by Harriet Richardson (1905)
"maxillipeds with the palp rather broad, very setose Family V. ... Antepenultimate joint of maxillipeds not elongate Family VII. ..."

8. The Copepodologist's Cabinet: A Biographical and Bibliographical History by David M. Damkaer (2002)
"The last of the mouthparts are the paired maxillipeds, actually (from ... The maxillipeds, the sixth appendage pair, often noticeably combine the function ..."

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