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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corpora%20pedunculata. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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