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- n. An ingrowth of the arthropod exoskeleton, serving as an attachment site for muscles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the processes of the shell which project inwards and unite with one another, in the thorax of many Crustacea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as apodema.
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- n. ridge-like ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports internal organs and provides attachment points for muscles
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Endosternite: that part of the apodeme arising from the intersternal membrane.
Muscle 48 is a large muscle that inserts broadly on the horizontal apodeme of the propectus.
Each propectus is a section of cuticle containing a number of infoldings and protrusions, including the sternal (ventral) plate, pleural (lateral) plate, horizontal apodeme, cervical apodeme and pleural apophysis
Subunit 42a runs horizontal and attaches to the horizontal apodeme of the propectus.
Muscles 46 and 47 diverge from a common tendon that inserts on the cervical apodeme of the propectus.
A forward projecting branch of IN1 runs directly into the cervical apodeme of the propectus (
A large muscle composed of three branches that converge anteriorly to a common tendon that inserts on the tip of the supraforaminal apodeme of the head (
Muscle 43 inserts just lateral of the supraforaminal apodeme of the head (
Both subunits connect the cervical apodeme of the propectus to the supraneural apodeme of the endosternum (
Anteriorly they are divided by a dense, forward projecting branch of IN1, posteriorly they are divided by the supraneural apodeme-51a attaching to the dorsal surface of the apodeme and 52b to the ventral surface (