see prothorax.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • prothorax — n. [Gr. pro, before; thorax, chest] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The first segment of the thorax, bearing the front legs, but no wings; manitruncus; corselet; prothoracic adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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