Lophosteon
Lophosteon Lo*phos"te*on, n.; pl. L. {Lophostea}, E. {Lophosteons}. [NL., from Gr. lo`fos a crest + ? a bone.] (Anat.) The central keel-bearing part of the sternum in birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • lophosteon — lo·phos·te·on …   English syllables

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  • Lophostea — Lophosteon Lo*phos te*on, n.; pl. L. {Lophostea}, E. {Lophosteons}. [NL., from Gr. lo fos a crest + ? a bone.] (Anat.) The central keel bearing part of the sternum in birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lophosteons — Lophosteon Lo*phos te*on, n.; pl. L. {Lophostea}, E. {Lophosteons}. [NL., from Gr. lo fos a crest + ? a bone.] (Anat.) The central keel bearing part of the sternum in birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urostea — Urosteon U*ros te*on, n.; pl. L. {Urostea}, E. {Urosteons}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the tail + ? a bone.] (Anat.) A median ossification back of the lophosteon in the sternum of some birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urosteon — U*ros te*on, n.; pl. L. {Urostea}, E. {Urosteons}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the tail + ? a bone.] (Anat.) A median ossification back of the lophosteon in the sternum of some birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Urosteons — Urosteon U*ros te*on, n.; pl. L. {Urostea}, E. {Urosteons}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the tail + ? a bone.] (Anat.) A median ossification back of the lophosteon in the sternum of some birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • osteon — I. ˈästēˌän noun combining form ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek osteon bone more at osseous : bone : bone part lophosteon …   Useful english dictionary

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