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1. The rearmost segment of the body of certain arthropods.
2. An extension of this segment, such as the middle lobe of the tail of a lobster or the stinger of a scorpion.

[Greek, limit.]
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(Zoology) the last segment or an appendage on the last segment of the body of crustaceans and arachnids
[C19: from Greek: a boundary; probably related to telos end]
telsonic adj
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(ˈtɛl sən)

the last segment, or an appendage of the last segment, of certain arthropods, as the middle flipper of a lobster's tail.
[1850–55; < Greek télson boundary, limit]
tel•son′ic (-ˈsɒn ɪk) adj.
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a carapace, dorsal view; b third and fourth thoracic sternites, ventral view; c left third maxilliped, lateral view; d telson, external view.
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Las abreviaturas de las figuras fueron: Ca: Cabeza; A1 y A2: Antena 1 y 2; Gn1 y Gn2: gnatopodo 1 y 2; P3 a P7: pereopodo 3 a 7; Ep3: placa epimeral 3; U1 a U3: uropodo 1 a 3; T: telson.
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The abdomen (in dorsal view) has five abdominal somites that are freely articulated, with a lateroterminal spine at the right distal portion of the fifth segment with undeveloped appendages and the telson (Fig.
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