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pleuron, pleura, pleurae, pleurite, pleural

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (P)
No Taxon pleuron, pleura, pleurae, pleurite, pleural
Explanation of Names
From Greek pleura, the side.
pleuron noun, plural pleurae, adjective pleural - lateral plates (sclerites) of a segment; lateral equivalents of the tergae; lateral surfaces of the segments, also called pleurites.
pleural - Pertaining to the lateral surfaces of the segments.
pleural region - the region separating the upper and ventral arcs, formed by the tergites and sternites, of a segment.
See Also
tergum, tergite (dorsal)
laterogite (dorsolateral)
pleuron, pleurite (lateral)

Lateral surface of thorax: