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The lateral part of the head of an insect or other arthropod below the level of the eyes.
- ‘The specimen is an external mold and tectonic flattening of the genae appears to have produced a greater width than length.’
- ‘In summary, it is not only essential for determining the anterior border to the progression furrow but also for the morphogenesis of major parts of the dorsal and ventral (gena) head.’
Early 19th century: Latin, literally ‘cheek’.
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