hyosternum
Hyopastron Hy`o*pas"tron, n. [Hyo- + plastron.] (Zo["o]l.) The second lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also {hyosternum}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hyosternum — Hy o*ster num, n. [Hyo + sternum.] (Anat.) See {Hyoplastron}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyosternum — “+ noun (plural hyosterna) Etymology: New Latin, from hy + sternum : hyoplastron * * * ‖ hyosternum Anat. (haɪəʊˈstɜːnəm) [f. hyo + …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyosternum — hyo·sternum …   English syllables

  • hyosternal — |hīō+ adjective Etymology: hy + sternal 1. : of or relating to the hyoid bone and sternum 2. [New Latin hyosternum + English al] : of or relating to the hyosternum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyopastron — Hy o*pas tron, n. [Hyo + plastron.] (Zo[ o]l.) The second lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; called also {hyosternum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyosternal — Hy o*ster nal, a. [Hyo + ternal.] (Anat.) (a) Between the hyoid bone and the sternum, or pertaining to them; infrahyoid; as, the hyosternal region of the neck. (b) Pertaining to the hyosternum of turtles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyoplastron — “+ noun (plural hyoplastra) Etymology: hy + plastron : the second lateral bony plate in the plastron of most turtles called also hyosternum * * * hyoplastron /hī ō plasˈtron/ noun (pl hyoplasˈtra) In a turtle s plastron, a plate between the… …   Useful english dictionary

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