from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, the lateral membrane often separating the dorsal and ventral abdominal segments, and containing stigmata or breathing-holes.
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Connexivum: the prominent abdominal margin of Het., at junction of dorsal and ventral plates: also used like pulmonarium, q.v. Connivent: converging: approaching together: wings so folded in repose that they unite perfectly at their corresponding margins.