Episternal Ep`i*ster"nal, a. (Anat. & Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the episternum. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • épisternal — épisternal, ale (é pi stèr nal, na l ) adj. Terme d entomologie. Se dit des apophyses qui se portent dans l intérieur du corselet de l insecte, et se dirigent obliquement en dessus et en dehors.    S. m. Pièce du sternum des tortues. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • episternal — adj. 2 g. 1. Diz se das apófises do peito de alguns insetos. • s. m. 2. Peça do esterno das tartarugas …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • episternal — urohyal (a flat, median, deep, endochondral bone below the ceratohyal; a tendon bone arising in the septum between the longitudinal muscles of the isthmus. Absent in such primitive fishes as Lepisosteus. Also called clidost, interclavicle and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • episternal — 1. Over or on the sternum. 2. Relating to the episternum. * * * epi·ster·nal .ep ə stərn əl adj located on or above the sternum * * * epi·ster·nal (ep″ĭ sturґnəl) 1. situated on or over the sternum. 2. pertaining to the episternum …   Medical dictionary

  • episternal — adj. of or pertaining to the manubrium, of or pertaining to the uppermost part of the sternum (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • episternal — epi·sternal …   English syllables

  • episternal — |epə̇, |epē+ adjective Etymology: epi + sternal 1. : located on or above the sternum 2. : of or relating to the episternum …   Useful english dictionary

  • episternal lateral — see pre episternum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • episternal paraptera — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) One or two anterior basalar sclerites in front of the pleural process in the membrane at the base of the wings; indistinctly separated from the episternum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • episternal suture — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The anterior part of the sternopleural suture …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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