gnathothorax

noun
gnatho·​thorax | \ " + \

Definition of gnathothorax

: the thorax and the part of the head bearing the feeding organs of an arthropod regarded as one of the primary body regions — compare protocephalon

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gnath- + thorax

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“Gnathothorax.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gnathothorax. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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