schizothoracic

adjective

schizo·​thoracic
¦ski(ˌ)zō+
: having the prothorax large and loosely articulated to the remainder of the thorax
schizothoracic insects

Word History

Etymology

schiz- + thorac- + -ic

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“Schizothoracic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schizothoracic. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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