laterigrade

laterigrade

(ˈlætərɪˌɡreɪd)
adj
(Zoology) zoology (of some crabs) having a gait characterized by sideways movement
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LATERIGRADE A Scale of a map or chart B Running sideways C Brick-red who am I?
We not only found a longitudinal anastomotic chain forming from the upper and lower group of arteries in this portion, but also found 18.18% of all cases had laterigrade branches from the posterior portal vein artery and the proper hepatic artery.
The bodies of these spiders are very flat and their laterigrade legs allow them to move very fast in every direction at their disposition under the bark or rock.
The daughter of a radiologist and a stay-at-home mom, Singh was 7 when she clinched the state title in March by correctly spelling laterigrade (moving sideways) and deglaciation (the uncovering of land by a disappearing glacier).
Legs long, laterigrade, formula 2,3,4,1; leg 1 fe 0.57 mm, pa 0.23 mm, ti 0.41 mm, mt 0.24 mm, to 0.27 mm, total 1.72 mm; leg 2 fe 0.79 mm, pa 0.29 mm, ti 0.57 mm, mt 0.43 mm, to 0.33 mm, total 2.41 mm; leg 3 fe 0.69 mm, pa 0.29 mm, ti 0.56 mm, mt 0.41 mm, to 0.31 mm, total 2.26 mm; leg 4 fe 0.71 mm, pa 0.21 mm, ti 0.50 mm, mt 0.40 mm, to 0.29 mm, total 2.11 mm.