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tagma

(ˈtæɡmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə)
(Zoology) zoology a distinct region of the body of an arthropod, such as the head, thorax, or abdomen of an insect
[C19: from Greek: something arranged, from tassein to put in order]
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To validate the expression of MAG-specific genes, different tagmata and tissues including head (5 males), thorax (5 males), abdomen (5 males), midgut (20 males), fat body (50 males), Malpighian tubules (50 males), testis (50 males), and MAG/ED (100 males) were cut off or dissected from 3-d-old adult B.
BJMP chief Director Serafin Barretto on Friday launched Task Force Tagmata in a renewed effort to stop the smuggling of contraband-including illegal drugs, weapons and communication gadgets-into city and municipal jails across the country.
Crustaceans have typically three tagmata, or body divisions: head, thorax, and abdomen.
Like all insects, MHCs have three distinct body parts or tagmata (head, thorax, and abdomen), three pairs of legs, compound eyes, and one pair of antennae.