phragma

noun
phrag·ma | \ˈfragmə\
plural phragmata\-mətə, -mətə \ also phragmas

Definition of phragma 

1 : a septum or partial diaphragm especially : an infolded part or inwardly extending process of the walls of the thorax of an insect or other arthropod

2 : a false dissepiment in a plant ovary

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History and Etymology for phragma

New Latin, from Greek phragma fence, from phrassein, phrattein to enclose, fence in

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