Osteocomma
Osteocomma Os`te*o*com"ma, n.; pl. L. {Osteocommata}, E. {Osteocommas}. [NL. See {Osteo-}, and {Comma}.] (Anat.) A metamere of the vertebrate skeleton; an osteomere; a vertebra. --Owen. [1913 Webster]

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  • osteocomma — os·teo·com·ma (os″te o komґə) [osteo + Gr. komma fragment] any of the pieces or members of a series of bony structures, as a vertebra …   Medical dictionary

  • osteocomma — os·te·o·com·ma …   English syllables

  • osteocomma — ˈkämə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from oste + Greek komma piece, stamp, clause more at comma : a metameric segment of the vertebrate skeleton …   Useful english dictionary

  • Osteocommas — Osteocomma Os te*o*com ma, n.; pl. L. {Osteocommata}, E. {Osteocommas}. [NL. See {Osteo }, and {Comma}.] (Anat.) A metamere of the vertebrate skeleton; an osteomere; a vertebra. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osteocommata — Osteocomma Os te*o*com ma, n.; pl. L. {Osteocommata}, E. {Osteocommas}. [NL. See {Osteo }, and {Comma}.] (Anat.) A metamere of the vertebrate skeleton; an osteomere; a vertebra. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osteomere — Os te*o*mere, n. [Osteo + mere.] (Anat.) An osteocomma. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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