blattoid
Like a cockroach

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • blattoid — /ˈblætɔɪd/ (say blatoyd) adjective Entomology belonging or relating to the order Blattodea, which includes the cockroaches. {New Latin, from Latin blatta cockroach + oid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fulcro-cranial muscle — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. A muscle arising from the postoccipital phragma or ridge and inserted on the fulcrum in the thysanuran Lepismodes and mayfly nymphs. 2. In the blattoid Periplaneta and lower apterygotes, a muscle arising from each of the… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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