from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Between the sterna; said of certain membranes or parts of insects and crustaceans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Between the sternal; -- said of certain membranes or parts of insects and crustaceans.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In anatomy, situated between the pieces of which the breast-bone is composed: as, an intersternal articulation.
- In zoology, situated between the sternites or inferomedian parts of the successive somites of an arthropod.
inter- + sternal (Wiktionary)
Endosternite: that part of the apodeme arising from the intersternal membrane.
The two segments are further connected by anterior and posterior intersternal ligaments consisting of longitudinal fibers.