ceratotheca

noun cer·a·to·the·ca \ˌserətōˈthēkə\

Definition of ceratotheca

plural

ceratothecae

\-ēˌsē\
  1. :  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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