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Chelicerata

División en sílabas: Che·lic·er·at·a
Pronunciación: /kəˌlisəˈrädə
 
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Zoology

Definición de Chelicerata en inglés:

A large group of arthropods that comprises the arachnids, sea spiders, and horseshoe crabs. They lack antennae, but possess a pair of chelicerae, a pair of pedipalps, and (typically) four pairs of legs.
Example sentences
  • Arthropods have traditionally been divided into four classes: Trilobita, Chelicerata, Crustacea, and Uniramia.
  • One of these pairs is expected to be the homologue to the chelicerae of the Chelicerata.
  • Generations of morphologists have been unable to determine the branching order of Chelicerata, Myriapoda, Crustacea and Insecta.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek khēlē 'claw' + keras 'horn'.

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