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protrusible

(prō-tro͞o′səl, -sīl′) also

protrusile

(-tro͞o′səl, -sīl′)
adj.
Capable of being thrust outward, as the proboscis of many insects.
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Micropogonias furnieri has a small ventral mouth; protrusible premaxillary and dentary; first branchial arches with 21 to 27 gill rakers, generally 24 to 25; and 7 to 11 pyloric caecae.
El premaxilar es altamente protrusible, cuando la boca es protruida el extremo rostral del premaxilar se mueve hacia adelante cerca del 11% de la L cab.
The functions and mechanisms of the protrusible upper jaws of some acanthopterygian fish.
Diagnosis: R5 longer than it and joining C beyond its apex; tarsal claws variable, untoothed or toothed on forelegs, curved on basal third or beyond the midlength, empodia shorter than claws; male cerci may be rectangular or triangular, lobed or non lobed; female ovipositor short or barely protrusible and female cerci separate with two larger setae on apex.
Female terminalia (Figure 9): ovipositor barely protrusible, length, 0.
The main characteristics of this genus are wings with R5 longer than it and joining C beyond its apex, tarsal claws toothed on at least forelegs or untoothed, male cerci may be quadrate, secondarily lobed or acute, female ovipositor short or barely protrusible and female cerci separate.
Female terminalia: ovipositor barely protrusible, cerci ovoid and setose, hypoproct bilobed with apical setae.
Ovipositor protrusible, elongated, pliable, with long ventral, sparse dorsal setae and tiny cercus (Figure 5); when completely protracted 0.
The female of Pisphondylia can be characterised by having: 1) flagellomeres 9-12 progressively and conspicuously shortened; 2) circumfila wavy; and 3) ovipositor protrusible, elongated, pliable, with long ventral, sparse dorsal setae and tiny cercus.