interambulacral

interambulacral

(ˌɪntərˌæmbjʊˈleɪkrəl)
adj
(Zoology) zoology relating to, or situated between, interambulacra
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A piece of dermis was cut from the interambulacral area of the dorsal body wall.
The Echinodermata are represented by a number of groups: Crinoidea, represented by articulated calyxes and disarticulated columnals and brachials; Blastoidea, represented by columnals and calyxes, especially those of Pentremites conoideus; Echinoidea, represented by disarticulated interambulacral plates as well as several largely intact specimens; and Asteroidea, represented by one nearly complete specimen, as well as disarticulated dorsal plates from the same species.
These transformations consist in an extreme enlargement of the paired ambulacral plates that support the fasciole and to an intense compaction of the corresponding interambulacral plates.
The interambulacral and ambulacral regions are labeled following Loven's system (Hyman, 1955).
In some mellitid sand dollars, for example, these structures are separated only by a single small interambulacral plate.
4 g and a column of dermis from the interambulacral area of the dorsal body wall.
are five columns of interambulacral plates, alternating with five
A ventral spine rudiment and a rudiment of the interambulacral plate (Fig.
In contrast, the interambulacral regions have larger plates and fewer sutures.
For oscillatory strain tests, tissue samples (1 mm x 1 mm x 5 mm) were cut from the interambulacral white dermis with a razor blade.
Developmental characteristics include the separation of interambulacral plates on the oral surface, and an increase in the number of tube-foot pore-pairs in the petaloids.