Urosternite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Urosternite (Zoöl) The sternal, or under piece, of any one of the uromeres of insects and other arthropods.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n urosternite The sternite, or ventral median sclerite, of any somite of the urosome of an arthropod. Compare urite. A. S. Packard.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Urosternite ū-rō-ster′nīt the sternite of any somite of the urosome of an arthropod.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
2d uro-, + sternum,

Usage

In literature:

Urosternite: the sternal or under piece of the uromeres.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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