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tergum

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noun ter·gum \ˈtər-gəm\

Definition of tergum

plural ter·ga play \-gə\

  1. :  the dorsal part or plate of a segment of an arthropod

ter·gal play \-gəl\ adjective


Origin of tergum

New Latin, from Latin, back


First Known Use: circa 1826


Medical Dictionary

tergum

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noun ter·gum \ˈtər-gəm\

Medical Definition of tergum

plural ter·ga \-gə\play

  1. :  the dorsal part or plate of a segment of an arthropod

  2. ter·gal \-gəl\play adjective




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