Definition of subcheliform in US English:

subcheliform

adjective

Zoology
  • Of a limb or other appendage of a crustacean: partially chelate.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From sub- + cheliform.

Pronunciation

subcheliform

/sʌbˈkiːlɪfɔːm/