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Mandibles
mouth part designed for biting and chewing food
thorax
the part of the human body between the neck and abdomen, enclosed by the ribs and containing the heart and lungs
Uniramian
member of the largest subphylum of arthropods; contains centipedes, millipedes, and insects
Dorsal
upper side of an organism that has bilateral symmetry
Arachnids
Chelicerate arthropod that has 4 pairs of legs on its cephalothorax and no antenna
Crustaceans
arthropod characterized by a stony exoskeleton, 2 pair of antennae and mandibles
Trilobites
oldest subphylum of anthropods, were dwellers in ancient seas, they are now extinct
Trachea
tube through which air passes through the pharynx to the lungs; windpipe
Arthropods
animal having a segmented body, an exoskeleton, and a series of jointed appendages
Pupa
resting stage of metamorphosis in which the tissues of an insect are organized into the adult form
Exoskeleton
system of supporting structures covering the outside of the body
Metamorphosis
series of dramatic changes in body form in the life cycle of some animals
Molt
to shed an exterior of skin, feathers, or exoskeleton
Head
the topmost part of a vertebrate body, where the brain, eyes, nose, ears, mouth, and jaws are situated
Chitin
complex carbohydrate found in arthopod exoskelitons and fungal cell walls
Insects
characterized by a body that is divided into 3 parts- head, thorax, abdomen- 3 legs attached to the thorax
Abdoman
the part of the body of a vertebrate that contains the stomach, intestines, and other organs
Pheromone
specific chemical messenger produced by an organism that effects the behavior and/or development of other individuals of the same species
Chelicerate
arthropod characterized by a two-part body and mouthpats called chelicerae