Definition of Metathoracic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the metathorax.



Definition of Metathoracic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the metathorax ¹

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Definition of Metathoracic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Metathoracic

1. Of or pertaining to the metathorax. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metathoracic

metatheoretically
metatherian
metatherians
metatheses
metathesiophobia
metathesis
metathesize
metathesized
metathesizes
metathesizing
metathetic
metathetical
metathetically
metathinking
metathoraces
metathoracic (current term)
metathorax
metathoraxes
metathought
metathoughts
metatitanic
metatitanic acid
metatorbernite
metatranscriptome
metatranscriptomes
metatranscriptomic
metatranscriptomics
metatroph
metatrophic
metatropic

Literary usage of Metathoracic

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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"At the commencement of the lateral line, on each side of the metathoracic segment, is a most gorgeous single ocellated spot of electric bluish sheen that ..."

2. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1905)
"Among the Hymenoptera I have found the metathoracic spiracle present in the larvae of the honey bee, Apis mellifica, of a wood-boring wasp and of an ..."

3. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1899)
"The dorsal metathoracic disc does not appear in this section. All these discs begin very soon to invaginate, the ventral prothoracic beginning first, ..."

4. Handbook of Invertebrate Zoology: For Laboratories and Seaside Work by William Keith Brooks (1882)
"... is a small oval aperture provided with a pair of lip-like chitin- ous valves. This is the respiratory aperture or spiracle of the metathoracic segment. ..."

5. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1882)
"D. metathoracic spiracles small and round, or nearly so (males). Antennae white-ringed. ... A. metathoracic spiracles large and elongate (females). 2. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1901)
"Ridge of metathoracic enclosure marked by a groove; extreme sides of face coppery; hair-fringe at apex of first abdominal segment broadly interrupted in the ..."

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