tergite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tergum (back(side)), +‎ -ite.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɜː(ɹ)d͡ʒaɪt/

Noun[edit]

tergite (plural tergites)

  1. (anatomy) The dorsal portion of an articulate animal's arthromere or somite.

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Verb[edit]

tergite

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of tergō