Meaning of metasternal in English:

metasternal

Pronunciation /ˌmɛtəˈstəːnl/

adjective

Entomology
  • Of or relating to the metasternum.

noun

rare Entomology
  • A metasternal gland.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From meta- + sternal.