Entosternum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Entosternum (Anat) See Entoplastron.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n entosternum In entomology: A collective name for the apodemes or interior processes of the sternum in the thorax of an insect.
    • n entosternum Any one of these processes, generally distinguished as antefurca, mesofurca, and postfurca.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Ento-, and Sternum

Usage

In literature:

Entosternum: the internal processes from the sternum.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
C, Diaphragm of Newport = fibrous flap of the entosternum.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
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