Pleurosteon
Pleurosteon Pleu*ros"te*on, n.; pl. L. {Pleurostea}, E. {-ons}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a rib + ? a bone.] (Anat.) The antero-lateral piece which articulates the sternum of birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • pleurosteon — pleu·ros·te·on …   English syllables

  • pleurosteon — ēˌän noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from pleur + osteon : the anterolateral piece of the sternum of a young bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ons — Pleurosteon Pleu*ros te*on, n.; pl. L. {Pleurostea}, E. { ons}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a rib + ? a bone.] (Anat.) The antero lateral piece which articulates the sternum of birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pleurostea — Pleurosteon Pleu*ros te*on, n.; pl. L. {Pleurostea}, E. { ons}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a rib + ? a bone.] (Anat.) The antero lateral piece which articulates the sternum of birds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pleurosteal — plüˈrästēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin pleurosteon + English al : of or relating to a pleurosteon …   Useful english dictionary

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