TITLE

Thorax

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Thorax, a division of certain animal bodies. It is the middle section of the body, situated between the head or neck and the abdomen. In most crustaceans (including lobsters and shrimps) and in spiders and other arachnids, the thorax is fused with the head into a cephalothorax. The thorax usually contains parts of the digestive and respiratory systems. In insects and some crustaceans, the thorax is divided into segments to which legs and some other appendages are attached.
ACCESSION #
37310226

 

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