- cephalic flexure
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)In Decapoda, forward, or occasionally upward, deflection of the anterior sterna.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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