Difference between revisions of "acrotergite"

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|etymology=Greek <i>akros</i>, tip; Latin <i>tergum</i>, back
 
|etymology=Greek <i>akros</i>, tip; Latin <i>tergum</i>, back
|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) The anterior precostal part of the tergal plate of a secondary segment usually in the form of a narrow flange, varying in size or sometimes obliterated.
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|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) The [[anterior]] precostal part of the [[tergal]] plate of a secondary [[segment]] usually in the form of a narrow [[flange]], varying in size or sometimes obliterated.
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Latest revision as of 00:39, 14 September 2013

acrotergite (noun; Greek akros, tip; Latin tergum, back): (Arthropoda: Insecta) The anterior precostal part of the tergal plate of a secondary segment usually in the form of a narrow flange, varying in size or sometimes obliterated.