Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a spurious dissepiment or partition, us that which occurs at the nodes of certain calamites, and in various fruits.
  • n. In zoology, a partition, septum, dissepiment, or diaphragm.

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Examples

  • IM: intersegmental membrane; PPh: prephragma of the mesonotum; 1 Ph: first phragma of the mesonotum; PS: pronotal sulcus.

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  • Pronotum not shown to expose the prephragma, first phragma and

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  • The most notable feature of the anterior mesonotum is the infolding of the body wall on the ventral rim (prephragma (anteriorly)) and first phragma (laterally)) (

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