Parapleura

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Parapleura (Zoöl) A chitinous piece between the metasternum and the pleuron of certain insects.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Para-, and 2d Pleura

Usage

In literature:

Parapleura: the sternal side pieces in beetles.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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