tagma

noun
tag·​ma | \ˈtagmə\
plural tagmata\-​mətə \

Definition of tagma 

: a compound body section of an arthropod resulting from embryonic fusion of two or more somites (as the cephalothorax of a spider) or consisting of two or more distinguishable segments (as the thorax of an insect)

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History and Etymology for tagma

New Latin, from Greek tagma arrangement, order, row, from tassein, tattein to arrange

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