pronotum

[ proh-noh-tuhm ]

noun,plural pro·no·ta [proh-noh-tuh]. /proʊˈnoʊ tə/.
  1. the dorsal sclerite of the prothorax of an insect.

Origin of pronotum

1
From New Latin, dating back to 1830–40; see origin at pro-1, notum

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pronotum

/ (prəʊˈnəʊtəm) /


noun
  1. the notum of the prothorax of an insect

Origin of pronotum

1
C19: pro- ² + notum

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