pleural area

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pleural area: 1. (Arthropoda: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, the lateral area of the propodeum, next to the metapleurum; divided into three parts, the first (front), second (middle), with the first and second usually united, and third (hind).

2. (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) Side slopes, not including the jugal area or lateral areas where the latter are well defined.