torma

noun tor·ma \ˈtȯrmə\

Definition of torma

plural

tormae

\-ˌmē, -ˌmī\
  1. :  either of a pair of small sclerites lying between the clypeus and labrum of a higher dipteran

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Origin and Etymology of torma

New Latin, from Greek, socket, joint; akin to Greek tormos hole, socket, pivot — more at term


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