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  • thorax — n.; pl. thoraxes, thoraces [Gr. thorax, chest] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Arachnida, fused with the head to form the cephalothorax of spiders. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) The tagma between the cephalon and abdomen comprising the anterior part …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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