endosternite

noun
en·​do·​sternite | \ ¦en(ˌ)dō+\

Definition of endosternite

: a part of the endoskeleton of an arthropod:
a : the part of one apodeme of a crustacean derived from the membrane between sternal plates
c : one of the ventral segmental parts of the insect endoskeleton

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History and Etymology for endosternite

International Scientific Vocabulary end- + sternite

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