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pretarsus

[pree-tahr-suh s] /priˈtɑr səs/
noun, plural pretarsi
[pree-tahr-sahy] /priˈtɑr saɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
the terminal outgrowth of the tarsus of an arthropod.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see pre-, tarsus
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