episternum


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ep·i·ster·num

 (ĕp′ĭ-stûr′nəm)
n. pl. ep·i·ster·nums, or ep·i·ster·na (-nə)

episternum

(ˌɛpɪˈstɜːnəm)
n, pl -na (-nə)
1. (Zoology) the manubrium of the sternum in mammals
2. (Zoology) another name for interclavicle
ˌepiˈsternal adj
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6), the distinct black area in the limit of metathoracic epimeron - episternum also found in males and females (Fig.
Mesothoracic episternum and epimeron, and metathoracic episternum, light yellow-green, forming a light patch contrasting with the rest of the head and thorax.
Prosternal ridge well elevated; between episternum and ridge deeply inpressed, more so toward anterior carina.