deutocerebrum
n. [Gr. deuteros, second; L. cerebrum, brain]
(ARTHROPODA)
The median region of a brain which receives the antennal nerves (first antennae in crustaceans, see mesocerebrum) and contains their association centers; lacking in chelicerates (scorpions, spiders and mites); deuterocerebral adj..

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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