tergum

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tergum (plural terga)

  1. (biology) The upper or dorsal surface of an articulated animal such as an arthropod

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tergum n (genitive tergī); second declension

  1. back, rear; surface

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tergum terga
genitive tergī tergōrum
dative tergō tergīs
accusative tergum terga
ablative tergō tergīs
vocative tergum terga

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