- a ridgelike ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports the internal organs and provides the attachment points for the muscles.
Origin of apodeme
Examples from the Web for apodeme
Historical Examples of apodeme
The apodeme, of course, is moulted with the integuments of the mouth.
Endosternite: that part of the apodeme arising from the intersternal membrane.
Apodeme: an inwardly directed process to which a muscle is attached.
The nerve does not enter the bluntly-pointed basal end of the common eye, but on one side of the apodeme.
The apodeme, at its base or point of origin, is unusually broad and flat.