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hemitergite (noun; Greek hemisys, half; Latin tergum, back): (Arthropoda: Insecta) 1. Any tergite that is divided into two plates. 2. Adult male Embiidae with tergum 10 divided into a pair of asymmetrical plates. 3. In female Apoidea, the divided 7th gastral tergum.