- the abdomen of a crustacean.
Origin of pleon
Examples from the Web for pleon
Historical Examples of pleon
The abdomen or pleon carries the remaining six pairs, of which from three to five are called pleopods and the remainder uropods.
This tribe has the pleon dwindled into insignificance, whereas in the other two tribes it is powerfully developed.
Poson oun estin, ho alloioi, kai d theasmetha; pleon men kata to stoma, meion d' kata to Pg 252Greek text hpar te kai tas phlebas.
Telson, tel′son, n. the last somite of the pleon or abdomen of certain crustaceans and arachnidans.