noun ac·ro·ter·gite \ˌa-krō-ˈtər-ˌjīt\

Definition of acrotergite



  1. :  the precostal sector of the typical dorsal plate of a segment of an arthropod

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Origin and Etymology of acrotergite

acr- + tergite

First Known Use: 1909

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a brief usually trivial fact

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