Apodeme



a ridgelike ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports the internal organs and provides the attachment points for the muscles.
Historical Examples

The apodeme, of course, is moulted with the integuments of the mouth.
A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2) Charles Darwin

Endosternite: that part of the apodeme arising from the intersternal membrane.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith

apodeme: an inwardly directed process to which a muscle is attached.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith

The nerve does not enter the bluntly-pointed basal end of the common eye, but on one side of the apodeme.
A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2) Charles Darwin

The apodeme, at its base or point of origin, is unusually broad and flat.
A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2) Charles Darwin

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