Definition of tritocerebrum in English:

tritocerebrum

Syllabification: tri·to·cer·e·brum
Pronunciation: /ˌtrītōsəˈrēbrəm, -ˈserə-
 
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noun (plural tritocerebra /-brə/)

Entomology
  • The third and hindmost segment of an insect’s brain.
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    • In crustaceans, the deutocerebrum and tritocerebrum feed nerves into the primary and secondary antenna respectively.
    • Mutation and overexpression of labial result in altered homeotic gene expression in the tritocerebrum.
    • The protocerebrum possesses optic centers and optic nerves, while the tritocerebrum contains the nerves which supply the chelicerae.

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