ceratotheca

noun cer·a·to·the·ca \ ˌserətōˈthēkə \

Definition of ceratotheca

plural ceratothecae \-ēˌsē\
:the part of the integument of an insect pupa that covers the antenna

ceratothecal

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ceratotheca

New Latin, from cerat- + theca


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