Pleuron



[ploo r-on] /ˈplʊər ɒn/

noun, plural pleura
[ploo r-uh] /ˈplʊər ə/ (Show IPA). Entomology.
1.
the lateral plate or plates of a thoracic segment of an insect.
/ˈplʊərɒn/
noun (pl) pleura (ˈplʊərə)
1.
the part of the cuticle of arthropods that covers the lateral surface of a body segment

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