Definition of Sclerites

1. Noun. (plural of sclerite) ¹



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Definition of Sclerites

1. sclerite [n] - See also: sclerite

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sclerites

sclereid
sclereids
sclerema
sclerema adiposum
sclerema neonatorum
scleremas
sclerencephaly
sclerenchymas
sclerenchymatous
sclerenchyme
scleres
sclereskeleton
scleriasis
sclerite
sclerites (current term)
scleritic
scleritis
scleritises
scleritome
scleritomes
sclero-
sclero-oophoritis
scleroatrophy
sclerobase
sclerobases
scleroblastema
sclerochoroidal
sclerochoroiditis
sclerochoroiditis anterior

Literary usage of Sclerites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"Frequently one or more of the articular sclerites become consolidated with sclerites of the trunk so as to appear to form a part of its wall; ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"Thus to these invaginations of the body wall is ascribed a prime importance in determining the homologies of the sclerites. Another valuable criterion they ..."

3. The Journal of Economic Biology by Walter Edward Collinge, A. H. Reginald Buller, George Herbert Carpenter, Robert Newstead, Arthur Everett Shipley (1908)
"Between the labial lobes there are two rather slender chitinous mandibular sclerites (md.s.}; with hooked distal ends. They lie parallel, and are attached ..."

4. The Tettigidae of North America by Joseph Lane Hancock (1902)
"Peculiarities of the first abdominal sclerites: a and/ lateral and dorsal aspect of ... sclerites ..."

5. Entomology: With Special Reference to Its Biological and Economic Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1906)
"57. but the two other sclerites are usually small and may be absent. ... The former is divided into two sclerites in Odonata and both are so divided in ..."

6. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"It is thus as incorrect to regard the cervical sclerites as representing the entire labial segment, as it would be to regard the intersegmental sclerites in ..."

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