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(Science: zoology) The first or anterior segment of the thorax in insects.

Origin: Pref. Pro- _ thorax.

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bug protein/hormone definitions

... directly but, as its name suggests, acts on the prothoracic glands Prothoracic gland : Either of a pair of endocrine glands located in the prothorax of certain insects and regulating molting.

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by Mjhavok
Mon Oct 03, 2005 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bug protein/hormone definitions
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