cephalothorax

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cephalothorax

(sĕf′ə-lə-thôr′ăks′)
n.
The anterior section of arachnids and many crustaceans, consisting of the fused head and thorax.
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cephalothorax

the fused head and thorax which occurs in many ARTHROPODS, particularly CRUSTACEANS.
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