Difference between revisions of "suture"

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|definition=1. Line of junction of 2 parts generally immovably connected.  
 
|definition=1. Line of junction of 2 parts generally immovably connected.  
  
2. ([[Arthropoda]]: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, a line or seam at the juncture of two compartmental plates; weakly calcified areas of the integument for separation at ecdysis.  
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2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Crustacea]]) In Cirripedia, a line or seam at the juncture of two [[compartmental plate]]s; weakly calcified areas of the [[integument]] for separation at [[ecdysis]].  
  
3. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) Grooves marking the line of fusion of two former plates; a narrow membranous area between sclerites; line of juncture of elytra in Coleoptera.  
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3. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) Grooves marking the line of [[fusion]] of two former [[plates]]; a narrow [[membranous]] [[area]] between sclerites; line of juncture of [[elytra]] in Coleoptera.  
  
4. ([[Mollusca]]: Gastropoda) The continuous spiral line on the shell surface where whorls adjoin.
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4. ([[Mollusca]]: [[Gastropoda]]) The continuous [[spiral]] line on the [[shell]] surface where whorls adjoin.
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Latest revision as of 00:42, 14 September 2013

suture (noun; Latin sutura, seam): 1. Line of junction of 2 parts generally immovably connected.

2. (Arthropoda: Crustacea) In Cirripedia, a line or seam at the juncture of two compartmental plates; weakly calcified areas of the integument for separation at ecdysis.

3. (Arthropoda: Insecta) Grooves marking the line of fusion of two former plates; a narrow membranous area between sclerites; line of juncture of elytra in Coleoptera.

4. (Mollusca: Gastropoda) The continuous spiral line on the shell surface where whorls adjoin.