Difference between revisions of "unguitractor"

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|etymology=Latin <i>unguis</i>, claw; <i>tract</i>, to pull
 
|etymology=Latin <i>unguis</i>, claw; <i>tract</i>, to pull
|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) A ventral sclerotized plate of the pretarsus from which arises the retractor muscles of the ungues or claws; also called unguitractor plate.
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|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) A [[ventral]] [[sclerotized]] plate of the [[pretarsus]] from which arises the [[retractor]] muscles of the ungues or claws; also called unguitractor plate.
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Revision as of 23:42, 13 September 2013

unguitractor (noun; Latin unguis, claw; tract, to pull): (Arthropoda: Insecta) A ventral sclerotized plate of the pretarsus from which arises the retractor muscles of the ungues or claws; also called unguitractor plate.