instar

noun in·star \ ˈin-ˌstär \

Definition of instar

:a stage in the life of an arthropod (such as an insect) between two successive molts; also :an individual in a specified instar

Origin and Etymology of instar

New Latin, from Latin, equivalent


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instar

noun in·star \ ˈin-ˌstär \

medical Definition of instar

:a stage in the life of an arthropod (as an insect) between two successive molts; also :an individual in a specified instar

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