epimeron

noun ep·i·me·ron \ ˌepəˈmiˌrän \

Definition of epimeron

plural epimera \-irə\
1 : a lateral part of the wall of a somite of an arthropod that is situated between the tergum and the insertion of the appendages
2 : the posterior sclerite of a pleuron of an insect

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Origin and Etymology of epimeron

New Latin, from epi- + -meron (from Greek mēros thigh)


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