deuto-


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Related to deuto-: Deuteronomy

deuto-

or deut-
pref.
Second; secondary: deutoplasm.

[Alteration of deutero-.]
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There is a protocerebrum, connecting to the compound eye and other frontal filaments and organs, a deuto- and trito-cerebrum, which receive input from antennae and a ventral nerve cord ganglial network.
They pass through 5 postembryonic life stages: a 6-legged larva, 3 nymphal stages (proto-, deuto- and tritonymph) and the adult stage (Mitchell 1970).