Omostegite O*mos"te*gite, n. [Omo- + Gr. ? a roof.] (Zo["o]l.) The part of the carapace of a crustacean situated behind the cervical groove. [1913 Webster]

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  • omostegite — omos·te·gite …   English syllables

  • omostegite — ōˈmästəˌjīt noun ( s) Etymology: om + stegite : the part of a crustacean s carapace covering the thorax …   Useful english dictionary

  • -stegite — stəˌjīt noun combining form ( s) Etymology: Greek stegē roof + English ite : segment of a carapace omostegite …   Useful english dictionary

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