metasome definition

  • noun:
    • a segments of this human anatomy of an animal, usually the rearmost one
    • among the component portions of this body of an animal.
    • The posterior the main human body of a cephalopod, which will be enveloped in the mantle and contains the viscera.
    • in a few crustaceans, given that amphipods, the initial three segments associated with the pleon or abdomen. Compare mesosome and urosome.

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