Prophragma
Prophragma Pro*phrag"ma, n.; pl. {Prophragmata}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ?, ?, fence, screen. ] (Zo["o]l.) An internal dorsal chitinous process between the first two divisions of the thorax of insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • prophragma — n. [Gr. pro, before; phragma, fence] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The anterior dividing wall of cuticular material connecting the pro and mesothorax …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • Prophragmata — Prophragma Pro*phrag ma, n.; pl. {Prophragmata}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ?, ?, fence, screen. ] (Zo[ o]l.) An internal dorsal chitinous process between the first two divisions of the thorax of insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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