/ (ˌmɛtəˈsəʊmə) /
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zoology the posterior part of an arachnid's abdomen (opisthosoma) that never carries appendages
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How to use metasoma in a sentence
There is nothing among the trilobites comparable to the movable lateral spines of the metasoma of Limulus.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites|Percy Edward Raymond
It is probable that we have in the metasoma of Limulus a case of the disappearance of once clearly demarcated somites.