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alitrunk
1. The segment of the body of an insect to which the wings are attached; the thorax.
2. The mesosoma or the higher Hymenoptera, including the true thorax and (fused anteriorly to the thorax) the first abdominal segment.
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mesosoma, alitrunk
The middle of the three major divisions of the insect body.

In most insects, it is the strict equivalent of the thorax; but in the higher hymenoptera, it includes the propodeum (first abdominal segment of hymenopterans, fused to the thorax).

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Word Entries at Word Info: “alitrunk
alitrunk (s) (noun), alitrunks (pl)
The thorax, or the section of the body of an insect where the legs and wings are connected and which is joined with the first segment of the abdomen.
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