discleritous
adj. [L. dis, twice; Gr. skleros, hard]
(ARTHROPODA)
Pertaining to tergites and sternites being distinct and separate; see synscleritous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • synscleritous — adj. [Gr. syn, together; skleros, hard] (ARTHROPODA) The joining of a tergite and a sternite to form a complete ring; see discleritous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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