telson

noun tel·son \ ˈtel-sən \

Definition of telson

: the terminal segment of the body of an arthropod or segmented worm; especially : that of a crustacean forming the middle lobe of the tail

Origin and Etymology of telson

New Latin, from Greek, end of a plowed field; perhaps akin to Greek telos end


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telson

noun tel·son \ ˈtel-sən \

medical Definition of telson

: the terminal segment of the body of an arthropod or segmented worm

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