pericardial septum

pericardial septum
: a membrane separating the pericardium of an insect from the main body cavity and formed in part by the alary muscles

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  • hemocoel — Lacunar system extending throughout much of body, filled by blood [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Lacunar system extending throughout much of body, filled with blood [McLaughlin, 1980]. The extensive spaces of an arthropod s body through which… …   Crustacea glossary

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  • Circulatory system — This article is about the organ system. For the band, see Circulatory System. For transport in plants, see Vascular tissue. Circulatory system …   Wikipedia

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