epistome

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epistome

[′ep·ə‚stōm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The area between the mouth and the second antennae in crustaceans.
The plate covering this region.
The area between the labrum and the epicranium in many insects.
A flap covering the mouth of certain bryozoans.
The area just above the labrum in certain dipterans.