protarsus

noun

pro·​tarsus
"+
plural protarsi
1
: the tarsus of the front leg of an insect
2
: the tibia of the leg of a spider

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + tarsus

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“Protarsus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protarsus. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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