biramous


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biramous

 [bi-ra´mus]
having two branches.

bi·ra·mous

(bī-rā'mŭs),
Having two branches.
[bi- + L. ramus, branch]

biramous

/bi·ra·mous/ (bi-ra´mus) having two branches.

biramous

(bī-rā′məs)
adj.
Consisting of or having two branches, as the appendages of an arthropod.

bi·ra·mous

(bī-rā'mŭs)
Having two branches.
[bi- + L. ramus, branch]

bi·ra·mous

(bī-rā'mŭs)
Having two branches.
[bi- + L. ramus, branch]

biramous

having two branches.
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Pleon of five incompletely separated pleomeres, first four bearing very slender biramous pleopods, their endopodites much smaller.
Anterior biramous parapodia with dorsal cirri twice as long as the ventral cirri, but similar in width; notopodial ligules triangular, superior one longer than wide, inferior one about as long as wide.
pugaporcinus has well-developed B1 and B2 annulations and biramous parapodia on these segments.
The functional outcome is flexibility of position and movement at the other end of the tail where the biramous appendages (uropods) of the sixth abdominal segment, together with the telson, form a tailfan (Fig.
The larvae remain in the water column and move slowly by beating the external rami, exopodites, of their biramous limbs (Ennis, 1995).
The exopodites of the thoracic limbs are lost, and locomotion is provided by the endopodites - which become the pereiopods, or walking legs - and by the biramous pleopods of the abdomen.