eyestalk


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eye·stalk

 (ī′stôk′)
n.
A movable structure in certain crustaceans, such as crabs and shrimp, that bears an eye at the tip.

eyestalk

(ˈaɪˌstɔːk)
n
(Zoology) a movable stalk bearing a compound eye at its tip: occurs in crustaceans and some molluscs

eye•stalk

(ˈaɪˌstɔk)

n.
a stalk or peduncle upon which an eye is borne, as in a lobster or shrimp.
[1850–55]

eye·stalk

(ī′stôk′)
A movable stalk having a compound eye on its tip, found on crabs, lobsters, and other crustaceans.
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The expression of Pc-14-3-3 was significantly up-regulated in hepatopancreas after eyestalk ablation or ecdysone induction, which was confirmed by qRT-PCR and western blot analysis.
A comparative study of the ovarian histology of eyestalk ablation and unablated Farfantepenaeus paulensis after spawning.
Dr Kilada and five other Canadian researchers took a closer look at lobsters, snow crabs, northern shrimp and sculptured shrimp and discovered that growth rings could be found in their eyestalk.
Prevalence of necrotizing hepatopancreatitis in female broodstock of Penaeus vannamei with unilateral eyestalk ablation and hormone injection.
The influence of eyestalk ablation on the reproduction of the freshwater Macrobrachium acanthurus shrimp in captivity.
Rostrum shorter than proximal margin of eyestalk, with prominent dorsal tooth, and small subterminal one (Fig.
The effects of diets on reproductive performance of eyestalk ablated and intact mud crab Scylla serrata.