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|lexical category=noun; plural <b>zyga</b>
 
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|etymology=Greek <i>zygon</i>, yoke
 
|etymology=Greek <i>zygon</i>, yoke
|definition=1. ([[Arthropoda]]: Crustacea) In Ostracoda, a chitinous process of the male copulatory apparatus suspended in the posterior shell region by a system of chitinous rods, about which the peniferum arcs.  
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|definition=1. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Crustacea]]) In Ostracoda, a [[chitinous]] [[process]] of the [[male]] copulatory [[apparatus]] suspended in the [[posterior]] [[shell]] region by a system of [[chitinous]] rods, about which the [[peniferum]] arcs.  
  
2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) In Scarabaeoidea <i>larva</i>, a convex cross bar forming the anterior margin of the haptomerum.
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2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) In Scarabaeoidea <i>larva</i>, a [[convex]] [[cross]] bar forming the [[anterior]] [[margin]] of the [[haptomerum]].
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Revision as of 23:42, 13 September 2013

zygum (noun; plural zyga; Greek zygon, yoke): 1. (Arthropoda: Crustacea) In Ostracoda, a chitinous process of the male copulatory apparatus suspended in the posterior shell region by a system of chitinous rods, about which the peniferum arcs.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) In Scarabaeoidea larva, a convex cross bar forming the anterior margin of the haptomerum.