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mesosoma


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1 In invertebrates whose body is divided into sections (e.g. Lophophorata and Hemichordata), the ‘collar’ that lies between the protosoma and the metasoma.

2 In Hymenoptera, the combined thorax and first abdominal segment. See also gaster; metasoma; Scorpiones.

3 See Enteropneusta.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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