peristethium

noun

peri·​stethi·​um
ˌperəˈstēthēəm,
-steth-
plural peristethia
-thēə
: the mesosternum of an insect

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from peri- + steth- + -ium

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“Peristethium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peristethium. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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