endopleurite

noun
en·​do·​pleu·​rite
plural -s

Definition of endopleurite

1 : the portion of an apodeme of a crustacean developed from the interepimeral membrane
2 : one of the lateral infoldings on the thorax of an insect which extend into the body cavity

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Other Words from endopleurite

endopleuritic \ ¦⸗⸗(ˌ)plu̇¦ritik \ adjective

History and Etymology for endopleurite

International Scientific Vocabulary end- + pleurite

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“Endopleurite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endopleurite. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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