Definition of metasomal in English:

metasomal

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to a metasoma or metasome.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language. From either metasoma or metasome + -al.

Pronunciation

metasomal

/ˌmɛtəˈsəʊməl/