mesothoracic
adjective Date: 1839 of or relating to the mesothorax

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  • mesothoracic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: New Latin mesothorac , mesothorax + English ic : of or relating to the mesothorax * * * mesothoracic / thö or thō rasˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑meso …   Useful english dictionary

  • mesothoracic — See mesothorax. * * * …   Universalium

  • mesothoracic — meso·thoracic …   English syllables

  • mesothorax — mesothoracic /mez euh thaw ras ik, thoh , mes , mee zeuh , seuh /, adj. /mez euh thawr aks, thohr , mes , mee zeuh , seuh /, n., pl. mesothoraxes, mesothoraces / thawr euh seez , thohr /. the middle segment of the three divisions of the thorax of …   Universalium

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