basitarsal scissure


basitarsal scissure
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
A scissure separating the basitarsus and telotarsus of the leg.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • basitarsus — n.; pl. si [Gr. basis, base; tarsos, flat of the foot] (ARTHROPODA) 1. The proximal division of a tarsus; the metatarsus. 2. In Chelicerata, separated from the telotarsus by the basitarsal ring or scissure; basitarsal adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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