Category: Crustaceans

What is the Maxilla?

In arthropods, the maxillae are paired structures present on the head as mouthparts in members of the clade Mandibulata, used for tasting and manipulating food. Embryologically, the maxillae
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Crustaceans Mouthparts

Crustaceans comprise a number of classes, with various feeding modes supported by a range of adaptions to the mouthparts. In general, however, crustaceans possess paired mandibles with opposing
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Human mouth

In human anatomy, the mouth may be the first portion with the alimentary canal that receives food and saliva. The oral mucosa may be the mucous membrane epithelium lining
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