Noun(1) hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
(1) Some have distinctive markings on their heads and on their carapace , or upper shell.(2) In some species, the carapace is domed, while most have a low-arching carapace .(3) The narrow border of the carapace is visible, especially at the anterior and dorsal margins.(4) In the performance of this task, at last the hard carapace of my resistance broke apart.(5) The carapace of these turtles lacks scutes and is covered instead with a leathery skin.(6) Both specimens are probably molts, as only the dorsal carapace is preserved.(7) Only crabs with more than 95 percent of the dorsal carapace exposed were selected.(8) But what emerged from the dustbin, like a tortoise from its carapace , wasn't aggressive.(9) under her carapace of self-confidence she was very sensitive to criticism(10) With such scathing one-liners Steers gives his film a hard carapace of irony.(11) The hard carapace or upper shell of some sea turtles acts as a protection from predators.(12) The carapace is used for protection and so a new shell is usually grown under the old in order for the organism to be shielded at all times.(13) Ostracods shed the carapace with each molt, whereas the conchostracans simply add material to the carapace as they grow.(14) It exhibits the ventral side of the body but the carapace is removed and dorsally visible.(15) In general, the morphology of the carapace of the type species is more subtle than that exhibited on the new species.(16) The dorsal carapace , as far as is known to the authors, has never been described from the fossil record.
1. shell ::
2. shield ::
3. cuticle ::
Different Formscarapace, carapaces
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