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(English) In crustaceans, a chitinous shield covering the back. (See also: crustaceans, branchipods)
(French) Chez les crustacés, bouclier chitineux qui couvre le dos. (See also: crustaceans, branchipods)
(Portuguese) Escudo quitinoso usualmente com depósitos calcáreo que cobre o seu corpo. (See also: crustaceans, branchipods)

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