episternite

noun
epi·​ster·​nite | \ -ˈstərˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of episternite

: an anterior cuticular sidepiece of a somite of an insect

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History and Etymology for episternite

New Latin episternum + English -ite

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“Episternite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/episternite. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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