Prosomata
Prosoma Pro*so"ma, n.; pl. {Prosomata}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ?, ?, body.] (Zo["o]l.) The anterior of the body of an animal, as of a cephalopod; the thorax of an arthropod. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prosoma — Pro*so ma, n.; pl. {Prosomata}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ?, ?, body.] (Zo[ o]l.) The anterior of the body of an animal, as of a cephalopod; the thorax of an arthropod. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prosoma — prosomal, adj. /proh soh meuh/, n., pl. prosomas, prosomata / meuh teuh/. Zool. an anterior body region, esp. the arthropod cephalothorax. [1870 75; < NL; see PRO 2, SOMA] * * * …   Universalium

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