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[klip-ee-uh s] /ˈklɪp i əs/

noun, plural clypei
[klip-ee-ahy, -ee-ee] /ˈklɪp iˌaɪ, -iˌi/ (Show IPA)
the area of the facial wall of an insect’s head between the labrum and the frons, usually separated from the latter by a groove.
noun (pl) clypei (ˈklɪpɪˌaɪ)
a cuticular plate on the head of some insects between the labrum and the frons


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