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pronotum

[proh-noh-tuh m] /proʊˈnoʊ təm/
noun, plural pronota
[proh-noh-tuh] /proʊˈnoʊ tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
the dorsal sclerite of the prothorax of an insect.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Neo-Latin; see pro-1, notum
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pronotum

/prəʊˈnəʊtəm/
noun
1.
the notum of the prothorax of an insect
Word Origin
C19: pro-² + notum
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