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|definition=1. The top; apex; summit; the highest or principal point.  
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|definition=1. The top; [[apex]]; [[summit]]; the highest or principal point.  
  
2. ([[Arthropoda]]: Crustacea) The top point of the head or cephalon.  
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2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Crustacea]]) The top point of the [[head]] or [[cephalon]].  
  
3. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) The top of the head, between the eyes and anterior to the occipital suture; the crown of the head.
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3. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) The top of the [[head]], between the eyes and [[anterior]] to the [[occipital suture]]; the [[crown]] of the [[head]].
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Revision as of 23:42, 13 September 2013

vertex (noun; Latin vertex, top): 1. The top; apex; summit; the highest or principal point.

2. (Arthropoda: Crustacea) The top point of the head or cephalon.

3. (Arthropoda: Insecta) The top of the head, between the eyes and anterior to the occipital suture; the crown of the head.