from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage.
- n. In insects: The lateral piece behind the episternum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the side-pieces in the segment of an arthropod or articulate animal.
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