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[fronz] /frɒnz/

noun, plural frontes
[fron-teez] /ˈfrɒn tiz/ (Show IPA)
the upper anterior portion of the head of an insect, above or behind the clypeus.
noun (pl) frontes (ˈfrɒntiːz)
an anterior cuticular plate on the head of some insects, in front of the clypeus

frons (frŏnz)
n. pl. fron·tes (frŏn’tēz)


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