Last modified on 25 May 2014, at 23:06

subabdominal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sub- +‎ abdominal

AdjectiveEdit

subabdominal (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Beneath the abdomen.
    • 1839, John Timbs, The year-book of facts in science and art (page 187)
      The larva has now two serratures, or spines, on the cephalothorax; the legs are the same as in the second stage, but the subabdominal fins are more developed, and the tail has acquired two leaflets on each side []