neosisten

noun
neo·​sisten | \ ¦nē(ˌ)ō+\
variants: or neosistens
plural neosistens or neosistentes

Definition of neosisten

: a first-stage nymph of an adelgid bug that hibernates, reaches maturity in the spring, and lays eggs which develop parthenogenetically

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History and Etymology for neosisten

New Latin neosistens, from ne- + sistens sisten

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