Definition of Thoracostraca

1. n. pl. An extensive division of Crustacea, having a dorsal shield or carapec&?; &?;&?;niting all, or nearly all, of the thoracic somites to the head. It includes the crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and similar species.



Medical Definition of Thoracostraca

1. An extensive division of Crustacea, having a dorsal shield or carapec niting all, or nearly all, of the thoracic somites to the head. It includes the crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and similar species. Origin: NL. See Thorax, and Ostracoid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoracostraca

thoracomyodynia
thoracopagus
thoracoparacephalus
thoracopathy
thoracoplasties
thoracoplasty
thoracopneumoplasty
thoracoscope
thoracoscopic surgery
thoracoscopies
thoracoscopy
thoracostenosis
thoracostomy
thoracostomy tube
thoracostraca (current term)
thoracotomies
thoracotomy
thoradelphus
thorax
thoraxes
thorbastnasite
thoreaulite
thoreon
thoria
thorian
thorianite
thorianites
thorias
thoriate

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