tagma

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tagma

one of the divisions (head, thorax or abdomen) into which the body of an ARTHROPOD is divided.
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Tagmata, which Baretto said was derived from the Greek word 'tagma' (to set in order), would tap a select team of fresh graduates from the BJMP training camp to do a body search on their senior colleagues before the latter could enter the cells.
Torax mas ancho que los otros dos tagmata; protorax, mesotorax y metatorax distinguibles por los grupos de sedas particulares de cada segmento.
--Head, mesosoma, petiole and gaster brown to black; colour may be more or less uniform or slightly different on separate tagmata, but never entirely yellow; middle and hind coxae the same colour as the mesosoma to distinctly lighter 3
Rallis and the Nazis organized the Greek Security Battalions (Tagmata Asfalias) to counter the EAM/ELAS forces (Hondros, 1983:81) which were becoming the most powerful and effective resistance organizations.
The relative expression levels of the PaRPS23 in different tagmata of adult Periplaneta americana (bar graph represents Mean [+ or -] SE; P < 0.05, LSD in ANOVA).