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uniramous

[ yoo-nuh-rey-muhs ]

adjective

  1. Biology. having one branch.


uniramous

/ ˌjuːnɪˈreɪməs /

adjective

  1. (esp of the appendages of crustaceans) consisting of a single branch; undivided Alsouniramoseˌjuːnɪˈreɪməʊs-ræˈməʊs


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The fourth post-oral limb is a lobed plate, usually not distinctly segmented, and the fifth a uniramous pediform leg.

In Isopoda the antenn are practically uniramous sensory organs.

The adult chilopod lacks the antennules, and all of the other appendages, with the exception of the maxillul, are uniramous.

The Crustacea could not possibly be derived from an ancestor with two pairs of uniramous antenn.

Crustacea with one pair of uniramous antenn, and possessing facial sutures.

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