anaprotaspis

noun
ana·​pro·​tas·​pis | \ ˌanəprōˈtaspə̇s \
plural anaprotaspes\ -​taˌspēz \

Definition of anaprotaspis

: an early protaspis with but six segments all of which are incorporated in the cephalon of the adult trilobite

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First Known Use of anaprotaspis

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaprotaspis

New Latin, from ana- + protaspis

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“Anaprotaspis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaprotaspis. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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