Pleurostigma

plural noun Pleu·ro·stig·ma \ ˌplu̇rəˈstigmə \

Definition of Pleurostigma

in some classifications
: a subclass of centipedes distinguished by paired tracheal spiracles in the sides of the segments — compare epimorpha

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Origin and Etymology of pleurostigma

New Latin, from pleur- + Latin stigma


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