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  • n. The part of the carapace of a crustacean situated behind the cervical groove.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The part of the carapace of a crustacean situated behind the cervical groove.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of the carapace of a crustacean which covers the thorax; a posterior division of the carapace, in any way distinguished from the anterior division or cephalostegite. See cuts under Daphnia and Apus.

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Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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