Arthrogastra

plural noun Ar·thro·gastra

Definition of Arthrogastra

in some classifications

  1. :  a primary division of the Arachnida comprising those which have the abdomen segmented (such as the scorpions)

arthrogastran

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of arthrogastra

New Latin, from arthr- + -gastra (from Greek gastr-, gastēr stomach) — more at gastric


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