prescutal suture

noun

Definition of prescutal suture

: a transverse groove on the mesonotum and metanotum of most insects separating the prescutum and scutum and forming the prescutal ridge on the inner surface

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“Prescutal suture.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prescutal%20suture. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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