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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In entomology, the prothorax, bearing the fore leg or manus; the anterior segment of the thorax or trunk, with which the head articulates. Compare alitrunk, and see manus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The anterior segment of the thorax in insects. See insect.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun insects, anatomy The anterior segment of the thorax in insects.

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