noun ac·ro·ster·nite \ˌa-krō-ˈstər-ˌnīt\

Definition of acrosternite



  1. :  the precostal lip of the sternum of a typical segment of an arthropod

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Origin and Etymology of acrosternite

acr- + sternite

First Known Use: 1935

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