Hypocleidium
Hypocleidium Hy`po*clei"di*um, n.; pl. L. {Hypocleida}, E. {Hypocleidiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? under + ? a little key.] (Anat.) A median process on the furculum, or merrythought, of many birds, where it is connected with the sternum. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypocleidium — hy·po·clei·di·um …   English syllables

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  • Hypocleida — Hypocleidium Hy po*clei di*um, n.; pl. L. {Hypocleida}, E. {Hypocleidiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? under + ? a little key.] (Anat.) A median process on the furculum, or merrythought, of many birds, where it is connected with the sternum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypocleidiums — Hypocleidium Hy po*clei di*um, n.; pl. L. {Hypocleida}, E. {Hypocleidiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? under + ? a little key.] (Anat.) A median process on the furculum, or merrythought, of many birds, where it is connected with the sternum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypocleidian — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+|klīdēən adjective Etymology: New Latin hypocleidium + English an : of or relating to a hypocleidium …   Useful english dictionary

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