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prosoma

[ proh-soh-muh ]
/ pro蕣藞so蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural pro路so路mas, pro路so路ma路ta [proh-soh-muh-tuh]. /pro蕣藞so蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Zoology.
an anterior body region, especially the arthropod cephalothorax.
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Origin of prosoma

From New Latin, dating back to 1870鈥75; see origin at pro-2, -soma

OTHER WORDS FROM prosoma

pro路so路mal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for prosoma

prosoma
/ (pr蓹蕣藞s蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-m蓹t蓹)
zoology the head and thorax of an arachnid
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