adjective pro·pneus·tic \prōˈn(y)üstik\

Definition of propneustic

of an insect larva

  1. :  having only the anterior pair of spiracles functional

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Origin and Etymology of propneustic

1pro- + Greek pneustikos of or for breathing, from (assumed) Greek pneustos (verbal of Greek pnein to breathe) + Greek -ikos -ic — more at sneeze

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to criticize severely

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