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instar

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noun in·star \ˈin-ˌstär\

Definition of instar

  1. :  a stage in the life of an arthropod (as an insect) between two successive molts; also :  an individual in a specified instar



Origin and Etymology of instar

New Latin, from Latin, equivalent


First Known Use: 1895


Medical Dictionary

instar

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noun in·star \ˈin-ˌstär\

Medical Definition of instar

  1. :  a stage in the life of an arthropod (as an insect) between two successive molts; also :  an individual in a specified instar




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of instar Spanish Central: Translation of instar Britannica English: Translation of instar for Arabic speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about instar


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