noun, plural pro·tho·rax·es, pro·tho·ra·ces [proh-thawr-uh-seez, -thohr-]. /proʊˈθɔr əˌsiz, -ˈθoʊr-/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prothoraxpro·tho·rac·ic [proh-thaw-ras-ik, -thoh-], /ˌproʊ θɔˈræs ɪk, -θoʊ-/, adjective
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The 17 prothorax, mesothorax, and metathorax bear spines varying in number.
Elytra fully two-thirds as wide as long, and nearly three-fourths wider than the prothorax.
Prothorax two-thirds wider than long, sides parallel in basal half, convergent anteriorly.
The Praying Mantis is a bright green; she boasts an elongated prothorax and an alert gait.
A narrow and very long prothorax divides the front pair of legs from the two hinder pairs.