arthropleure

noun
ar·​thro·​pleure
variants: or less commonly arthropleura \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈplu̇rə \
plural arthropleures\ ˈ⸗⸗ˌplu̇(ə)rz \ also arthropleurae\ ˌ⸗⸗ˈplu̇ˌrē \

Definition of arthropleure

: the lateral or limb-bearing portion of an arthromere

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History and Etymology for arthropleure

New Latin arthropleura, from arthr- + pleura

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“Arthropleure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arthropleure. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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