• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Endosternite (Zoöl) The part of each apodeme derived from the intersternal membrane in Crustacea and insects.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n endosternite In zoology, that part of an apodeme of a crustacean which arises from the intersternal membrane connecting successive somites; a sternal piece of the endothorax. See endopleurite.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Endo-, + sternum,


In literature:

Endosternite: that part of the apodeme arising from the intersternal membrane.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith