Xiphiplastra
Xiphiplastron Xiph"i*plas"tron, n.; pl. {Xiphiplastra}. [NL., fr. Gr. xi`fos a sword + plastron.] (Anat.) The posterior, or fourth, lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also {xiphisternum}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Xiphiplastron — Xiph i*plas tron, n.; pl. {Xiphiplastra}. [NL., fr. Gr. xi fos a sword + plastron.] (Anat.) The posterior, or fourth, lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; called also {xiphisternum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • xiphisternum — Xiphiplastron Xiph i*plas tron, n.; pl. {Xiphiplastra}. [NL., fr. Gr. xi fos a sword + plastron.] (Anat.) The posterior, or fourth, lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; called also {xiphisternum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chelidae — Temporal range: Albian–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • xiphiplastron — “+ noun (plural xiphiplastra) Etymology: New Latin, from xiph + plastron : the posterior and fourth lateral plate in the plastron of a turtle …   Useful english dictionary

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