cephalothorax


ceph·a·lo·tho·rax

noun \ˌse-fə-lə-ˈthr-ˌaks\

Definition of CEPHALOTHORAX

:  the united head and thorax of an arachnid or higher crustacean

Origin of CEPHALOTHORAX

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1835

ceph·a·lo·tho·rax

noun \ˌsef-ə-lə-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈth(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEPHALOTHORAX

: the united head and thorax of an arachnid or higher crustacean

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