Insecta

[n] - insects
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Insecta

In·sec'ta noun plural [ New Latin See Insect .] 1. (Zoology) One of the classes of Arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennæ, three pairs of mouth organs, and breathe air by means of tracheæ, opening by spiracles along the sides of the body. In this sense it...
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insecta

1. <zoology> One of the classes of Arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennae, three pairs of mouth organs, and breathe air by means of tracheae, opening by spiracles along the sides of the body. In this sense it includes the Hexapoda, or six-legged insects and the Myriapoda, with numerous legs. See Insect. ... 2. <zoology&...
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Insecta

class Insecta noun insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
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Insecta

(in-sek´tә) a class of arthropods whose members are characterized by division of the body into three distinct regions: head, thorax, and abdomen.
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Insecta

• (n.) In the most general sense, the Hexapoda, Myriapoda, and Arachnoidea, combined. • (n. pl.) One of the classes of Arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennae, three pairs of mouth organs, and breathe air by means of tracheae, opening by spiracles along the sides of the body. In this sense it includes the Hexapoda, or s...
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Insecta

Insecta, insectan One of the classes of Arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennae, three pairs of mouth organs, and breathe air by means of tracheae, opening by spiracles along the sides of the body. In this sense it includes the Hexapoda, or six-legged insects and the Myriapoda, with numerous legs. Some are parasitic, others serv...
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Insecta

Insecta is the insect class of arthropods. The body is divided into; head, thorax and abdomen. When wings are present they arise from the second and third thoracic segments. There are three thoracic segments each with a pair of walking legs.
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Insecta

Type: Term Pronunciation: in-sek′tă Definitions: 1. The insects, the largest class of the phylum Arthropoda and the largest major grouping of living things, chiefly characterized by flight, great adaptability, vast speciation in terrestrial and freshwater environments, and possession of three pairs of jointed legs and, usually, two pairs...
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Insecta

A 'class' of the 'phylum' Arthropoda, distinguished by adults having three body regions: head, thorax, and abdomen; and by having the thorax three-segmented with each segment bearing a pair of legs.
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