gnathochilarium

noun
gnatho·​chi·​lar·​i·​um | \ -ˌkīˈla(a)rēəm \
plural -s

Definition of gnathochilarium

: the lower lip of certain arthropods usually considered to consist of the fused maxillae sometimes : labium

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History and Etymology for gnathochilarium

New Latin, from gnath- + chil- + -arium

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“Gnathochilarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gnathochilarium. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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