Postscutellum

Postscutellum

Post`scu*tel"lum\, n. [NL. See Post-, and Scutellum.] (Zo["o]l.) The hindermost dorsal piece of a thoracic somite of an insect; the plate behind the scutellum.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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