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tergum

noun ter·gum \ˈtər-gəm\
plural ter·ga \-gə\

Definition of TERGUM

:  the dorsal part or plate of a segment of an arthropod
ter·gal \-gəl\ adjective

Origin of TERGUM

New Latin, from Latin, back
First Known Use: circa 1826
Medical Dictionary

tergum

noun ter·gum \ˈtər-gəm\
plural ter·ga \-gə\

Medical Definition of TERGUM

:  the dorsal part or plate of a segment of an arthropod
ter·gal \-gəl\ adjective

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