From ZooTerms (Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology)
Revision as of 14:29, 10 September 2013 by Andreas Plank
ring (noun; Anglo-Saxon hring, ring): 1. A circle or annulus; circinate.
2. (Arthropoda: Diplopoda) A non-systematic and colloquial term for the trunk segments; avoids the need to differentiate between single segments and diplosegments.