oostegite definition

  • noun:
    • one of several plates that some Crustacea inclose a cavity wherein the eggs are hatched.
    • An egg-covering or instance for ova, formed in a few crustaceans, as amphipods and isopods, by a laminar growth for the limbs of specific somites for the human body. See Amphipoda, Isopoda, and slices under Amphipoda and AmphilhoĆ«.
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