corpora pedunculata

plural noun
cor·​po·​ra pe·​dun·​cu·​la·​ta | \ ¦kȯrp(ə)rəpə̇ˌdəŋkyəˈlātə, -lä- \

Definition of corpora pedunculata

: a pair of stalked bodies on the dorsal part of the insect forebrain believed to function as association centers

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History and Etymology for corpora pedunculata

New Latin, literally, pedunculate bodies

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“Corpora pedunculata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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