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|definition=1. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Chelicerata]]) See <i>tectum</i>, [[cervix]].  
 
|definition=1. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Chelicerata]]) See <i>tectum</i>, [[cervix]].  
  
2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Crustacea]]) In brachyuran Decapoda, a plate of varying shape between the [[labrum]] and bases of the antennae; [[sternum]] of antennal somite.  
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2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Crustacea]]) In brachyuran Decapoda, a plate of varying shape between the [[labrum]] and bases of the antennae; [[sternum]] of antennal [[somite]].  
  
3. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) <i>a.</i> In Diptera, the oral margin; that part of the face above the mouth. <i>b.</i> In Odonata, the [[clypeus]]. <i>c.</i> In certain Coleoptera, the reduced [[frontoclypeal]] region
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3. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) <i>a.</i> In Diptera, the [[oral]] [[margin]]; that part of the [[face]] above the mouth. <i>b.</i> In Odonata, the [[clypeus]]. <i>c.</i> In certain Coleoptera, the reduced [[frontoclypeal]] region
|see also=[[peristome]]. 4. ([[Bryozoa]]: [[Phylactolaemata]]) A small, movable lip-like lobe of tissue and coelom overhanging the mouth
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|see also=[[peristome]]. 4. ([[Bryozoa]]: [[Phylactolaemata]]) A small, movable [[lip]]-like [[lobe]] of [[tissue]] and [[coelom]] overhanging the mouth
 
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Revision as of 00:30, 14 September 2013

epistome also epistoma, epistomis, epistomum (noun; Greek epi, upon; stoma, mouth): 1. (Arthropoda: Chelicerata) See tectum, cervix.

2. (Arthropoda: Crustacea) In brachyuran Decapoda, a plate of varying shape between the labrum and bases of the antennae; sternum of antennal somite.

3. (Arthropoda: Insecta) a. In Diptera, the oral margin; that part of the face above the mouth. b. In Odonata, the clypeus. c. In certain Coleoptera, the reduced frontoclypeal region

See also: peristome. 4. (Bryozoa: Phylactolaemata) A small, movable lip-like lobe of tissue and coelom overhanging the mouth