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Definition of Metasternum

metasternum
Xiphisternum Xiph"i*ster"num, n.; pl. Xiphisterna. [NL., fr. Gr. xi`fos a sword + sternum.] (Anat.) (a) The posterior segment, or extremity, of the sternum; -- sometimes called metasternum, ensiform cartilage, ensiform process, or xiphoid process. (b) The xiphiplastron. -- Xiph"i*ster"nala.
Metasternum
Metasternum Met`a*ster"num, n. [Pref. meta- + sternum.] 1. (Anat.) The most posterior element of the sternum; the ensiform process; xiphisternum. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The ventral plate of the third or last segment of the thorax of insects.

Meaning of Metasternum from wikipedia

- prin****l sclerites (exoskeletal plates) are the metanotum (dorsal), the metasternum (ventral), and the metapleuron (lateral) on each side. The metathorax...
- The xiphoid process /ˈzaɪfɔɪd/, or xiphisternum or metasternum, is a small cartilaginous process (extension) of the lower (inferior) part of the sternum...
- logic, the mesopleura and metapleura, as well as the mesosternum and metasternum, are used. The abdomen is the largest tagma of the insect, which typically...
- Throacic and abdominal sterna of a beetle. A Mesosternum, B Metasternum, 1 first abdominal sternite, 2-6 rest of sternites...
- stereotype, stereotypic, steric stern- breastbone Gr**** στέρνον (stérnon) metasternum, prosternum, sternum stern-, strat- spread, strew Latin sternere, stratus...
- abdomen of a water strider can have several segments and contains both the metasternum and omphalium. Gerridae have front, middle, and back legs. The front...
- 17: prosternum; 18: mesopleura; 19: mesosternum; 20: metapleura; 21: metasternum; 22: compound eye; 23: arista; 24: antenna; 25: maxillary palpi; 26:...
- is also the mesopleura and metapleura, as well as the mesosternum and metasternum. The tergal plates of the thorax are simple structures in apterygotes...
- extending to the suture, are densely clothed with golden scales. The metasternum is similarly clothed. The legs are sparingly punctured, each puncture...
- laemophloeid genera having the middle coxal cavities closed by the meso- and metasternum. The species are small, flattened brownish beetles with abundant pubescence...
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