perignathic girdle

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Continuous or discontinuous ring of internal processes around the peristome of echinoids (Echinoidea), to which the muscles which support and control the lantern (the chewing mechanism, see aristotle's lantern) are attached.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.