pro·​tho·​rac·​ic ˌprō-thə-ˈra-sik How to pronounce prothoracic (audio)
: of or relating to the prothorax

Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prothoracic was in 1826

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Cite this Entry

“Prothoracic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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