eusternum

noun

eu·​sternum
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plural eusterna
: the anterior plate of a sternum of an insect : basisternum
also : any of certain other sclerites of the ventral part of the insect thorax

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from eu- + sternum

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“Eusternum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eusternum. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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