Parapleurae
Parapleura Par`a*pleu"ra, n.; pl. {Parapleur[ae]}. [NL. See {Para-}, and 2d {Pleura}.] (Zo["o]l.) A chitinous piece between the metasternum and the pleuron of certain insects. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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