Xiphiplastron
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 — noun the posterior, or fourth lateral plate in the plastron of a turtle …   Wiktionary

  • xiphiplastron — xiphi·plastron …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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] …   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

  • Пластрон — расписной черепахи (Chrysemys picta) Пластрон (зоол., лат.  …   Википедия

  • xiphiplastral — |zifə̇+ adjective Etymology: New Latin xiphiplastron + English al : of or relating to the xiphiplastron * * * xiphiplasˈtral adjective and noun • • • Main Entry: ↑xiph …   Useful english dictionary

  • ensiform cartilage — Xiphisternum Xiph i*ster num, n.; pl. {Xiphisterna}. [NL., fr. Gr. xi fos a sword + sternum.] (Anat.) (a) The posterior segment, or extremity, of the sternum; sometimes called {metasternum}, {ensiform cartilage}, {ensiform process}, or {xiphoid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ensiform process — Xiphisternum Xiph i*ster num, n.; pl. {Xiphisterna}. [NL., fr. Gr. xi fos a sword + sternum.] (Anat.) (a) The posterior segment, or extremity, of the sternum; sometimes called {metasternum}, {ensiform cartilage}, {ensiform process}, or {xiphoid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metasternum — Xiphisternum Xiph i*ster num, n.; pl. {Xiphisterna}. [NL., fr. Gr. xi fos a sword + sternum.] (Anat.) (a) The posterior segment, or extremity, of the sternum; sometimes called {metasternum}, {ensiform cartilage}, {ensiform process}, or {xiphoid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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