Epiplastron
Epiplastron Ep`i*plas"tron, n.; pl. {Epiplastra}. [Pref. epi- + plastron.] (Anat.) One of the first pair of lateral plates in the plastron of turtles. [1913 Webster]

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  • epiplastron — |epə̇, |epē+ noun (plural epiplastra or epiplastrons) Etymology: epi + plastron : one of the first pair of lateral bony plates in the plastron of a turtle sometimes considered homologous with the clavicles of other vertebrates * * * epiplastron… …   Useful english dictionary

  • epiplastron — epi·plastron …   English syllables

  • Epiplastra — Epiplastron Ep i*plas tron, n.; pl. {Epiplastra}. [Pref. epi + plastron.] (Anat.) One of the first pair of lateral plates in the plastron of turtles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Episterna — Episternum Ep i*ster num, n.; pl. {Episterna}. [NL. See {Epi }, and {Sternum}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) A median bone connected with the sternum, in many vertebrates; the interclavicle. (b) Same as {Epiplastron}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Episternum — Ep i*ster num, n.; pl. {Episterna}. [NL. See {Epi }, and {Sternum}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) A median bone connected with the sternum, in many vertebrates; the interclavicle. (b) Same as {Epiplastron}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the lateral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scute — A scute or scutum (Latin scutum , plural: scuta shield ) is a horny, chitinous, or bony external plate or scale, as on the shell of a turtle, the skin of crocodiles, or the feet of some birds. They are similar to scales, but unlike the scales of… …   Wikipedia

  • Carapace (tortue) — Carapace de tortue Pour les articles homonymes, voir carapace. Plastron d une Macr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carapace De Tortue — Pour les articles homonymes, voir carapace. Plastron d une Macr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Carapace de tortue — Pour les articles homonymes, voir carapace. La caractéristique des tortues est d avoir une carapace. Elles héritent ce trait des chéloniens. Pour la plupart d entre elles, leur carapace est formée d os, de cartilage et d écailles elles mêmes… …   Wikipédia en Français

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