from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In arthropods, a pleural sclerite; a lateral piece or segment of a somitic ring or somite, between the tergite and the sternite.
  • noun In a restricted sense, the lateral or pleural part of an abdominal segment of an insect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) Same as pleuron.


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