anecdysis

Related to anecdysis: ecdysis

anecdysis

(ˌænɛkˈdaɪsɪs)
n
(Zoology) the period between moults in arthropods
[C20: New Latin, from Greek; see an-, ecdysis]
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Because vast amount of energy will be consumed during the ephemeral molting period, a large number of energy substances (carbohydrates, lipids and proteins) will be accumulated in hepatopancreas in the proecdysis and anecdysis. Therefore, the quantity and activity of hepatopancreas amylase and trypsin increase significantly in order to digest and absorb the carbohydrates and protein substances (Kang et al., 2012).
Ecdysteroid levels increase during proecdysis to a maximum in stage [D.sub.3], drop precipitously at stage [D.sub.4], and remain at low levels through metecdysis and anecdysis (reviewed in Skinner, 1985).
Terminal molt or anecdysis adds more complexity to understanding periodicity in recruitment to the fishery.
pugilator normal anecdysis to proecdysis and in proecdysis in limb bud regeneration is marked by large transient peaks in ecdysones.