malapophysis

malapophysis
n.; pl. -ses [L. mala, cheek, jaw; Gr. apophysis, projection]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
In Acari, the paired anterior region of the infracapitulum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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