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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mandible of a myriapod,the morphological equivalent of that of a hexapodous insect, but not structurally homologous therewith, rather resembling the lacinia of the maxilla of the hexapods. See the quotation, and cut under epilabrum.


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