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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The anterior part of an insect's thorax.

Usage examples (34)
  • Many of the names which he proposed are still in use; it was he who introduced the terms prothorax, mesothorax, and metathorax, for the three segments of the insect's...
  • The head, if rather narrow, is distinct, and beneath the prothorax is a characteristic sclerite known as the 'anchor process' or
  • Metopidium: the anterior declivous surface of prothorax in
  • Microthorax: a supposed thoracic ring between the head and prothorax. for more
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