metazonite
n. [Gr. meta, after; zone, belt]
(ARTHROPODA: Diplopoda)
The posterior portion of a diplosomite, divided by a transverse groove; see prozonite.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • diplosomite — n. [Gr. diploos, twofold; soma, body] (ARTHROPODA: Diplopoda) A diplosegment; see prozonite, metazonite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • prozonite — n. [Gr. pro, before; zone, belt] (ARTHROPODA: Diplopoda) The anterior portion of a diplosomite, when the tergum is divided by a transverse groove; see metazonite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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