lateral radius

lateral radius
a radius on the lateral field of a fish scale

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  • lateral — Located away from midline; pertaining to the side [Butler, T.H.]. Plate of cirriped shell between carinolateral and rostrum. (Syn. latus) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Referring to or toward side [Hobbs and Jass, 1988]. (Subclass Cirripedia): ( )… …   Crustacea glossary

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