deutocerebrum

noun
deu·​to·​cerebrum | \ "+ \

Definition of deutocerebrum

: the midsection of the brain of most arthropods formed by the paired ganglia of the second true segment and consisting of paired antennary and olfactory lobes especially : the median lobes of the insect brain that innervate the antennal segment

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History and Etymology for deutocerebrum

New Latin, from deut- + cerebrum

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“Deutocerebrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deutocerebrum. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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