TITLE

Lepidoptera

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1223
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "lepidoptera" is presented. The term refers to an order of the class Insecta that includes butterflies, moths and skippers. It is characterized by scaly wings. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21233972

 

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