endosternite definition

  • noun:
    • The part of each apodeme derived from the intersternal membrane in crustaceans and bugs.
    • The section of each apodeme produced from the intersternal membrane layer in Crustacea and pests.
    • In zoology, that section of an apodeme of a crustacean which arises from the intersternal membrane connecting successive somites; a sternal piece of the endothorax. See endopleurite.
    • The element of each apodeme produced by the intersternal membrane layer in crustaceans and bugs.
    • The section of each apodeme produced from the intersternal membrane layer in Crustacea and insects.
    • In zoology, that section of an apodeme of a crustacean which arises from the intersternal membrane connecting consecutive somites; a sternal bit of the endothorax. See endopleurite.
    • The element of each apodeme produced by the intersternal membrane layer in crustaceans and bugs.
    • The section of each apodeme produced by the intersternal membrane layer in Crustacea and pests.
    • In zoology, that part of an apodeme of a crustacean which arises from the intersternal membrane linking consecutive somites; a sternal little bit of the endothorax. See endopleurite.
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