pretarsus

[ pree-tahr-suhs ]
/ priˈtɑr səs /

noun, plural pre·tar·si [pree-tahr-sahy]. /priˈtɑr saɪ/.

the terminal outgrowth of the tarsus of an arthropod.

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Origin of pretarsus

From New Latin; see origin at pre-, tarsus
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