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Keywords: transarticular scleriteClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (4): 771–784.
Published: 15 February 2003
...Andrew T. Sensenig; Jeffrey W. Shultz SUMMARY Certain leg joints in arachnids lack extensor muscles and have elastically deformable transarticular sclerites spanning their arthrodial membranes, an arrangement consistent with a model in which flexor muscles load transarticular sclerites during...