uniramous


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uniramous

(ˌjuːnɪˈreɪməs)
adj
(Zoology) (esp of the appendages of crustaceans) consisting of a single branch; undivided. Also: uniramose
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Mandibular palp small, uniramous; basis unarmed; endopod 1-segmented with 1 lateral and 8 distal setae.
Parapodia uniramous and cylindrical, each with three types of chaetae: 1) long, slender lyrate chaeta with small median tooth, 2) bifid chaeta, 3) short and wider chaetae with notched apex.
Later, embryos will show biramous antennae, while antennules become uniramous (St.
All the parapodia are uniramous. Parapodium in the anterior segments has a short, rounded prechaetal lobe and digitiform postchaetal lobe.
More posterior parapodia are uniramous, with small dorsal and ventral cirri.
Sex was determined by the presence of biramous pleopods in females and uniramous pleopods in males (Morgan 1980).
Pedipalpal femur, fv1 aspect, (0) bifid (Lawrence 1931:fig.15d); (1) uniramous (Maury & Roig-Alsina 1985:figs.