Definition of pteropleuron in English:

pteropleuron

Pronunciation /ˌtɛrə(ʊ)ˈplʊərɒn/ /ˌtɛrə(ʊ)ˈplɔːrɒn/

noun

Entomology
  • (In dipterans) the section of the mesothorax from which the wings arise.

Origin

Late 19th century.