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scutellum Explained

scutellum at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) scutella

Scutellum at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Scutellum \Scu*tel"lum\, n.; pl. {Scutella}. [NL., neut. dim. of
L. scutum a shield.]
1. (Bot.) A rounded apothecium having an elevated rim formed
of the proper thallus, the fructification of certain
lichens.

2. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The third of the four pieces forming the upper part of
a thoracic segment of an insect. It follows the
scutum, and is followed by the small postscutellum; a
scutella. See {Thorax}.
(b) One of the transverse scales on the tarsi and toes of
birds; a scutella.

scutellum at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Neuter diminutive of Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » scutum a shield.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » scutella
  • Any of several shield-shaped structures in insects, grasses etc
    1. A rounded apothecium having an elevated rim formed of the proper thallus, the fructification of certain lichens.
    2. Inter: zoolog » y The third of the four pieces forming the upper part of a thoracic segment of an insect. It follows the scutum, and is followed by the small postscutellum.
    3. Inter: zoolog » y One of the transverse scales on the tarsi and toes of birds.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » shield-shaped structure

  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|scutello|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: id » scutellum
    Translation: ta » scutellum
    Translation: vi » scutellum