Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The sternal or under piece of any of the uromeres of insects and other arthropods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The sternal, or under piece, of any one of the uromeres of insects and other arthropods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sternite, or ventral median sclerite, of any somite of the urosome of an arthropod. Compare urite. A. S. Packard.

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Examples

  • The cercal armature of the Burmjapyx type (Silvestri, 1930; sensu Paclt, 1957) together with the characteristics of the glandular organs of the first urosternite set it apart from the known Japygidae.

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