Hypoplastron
Hypoplastron Hy`po*plas"tron, n.; pl. {Hypoplastra}. [Pref. hypo- + plastron.] (Anat.) The third lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also {hyposternum}. [1913 Webster]

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

  • hypoplastron — “+ noun Etymology: hypo + plastron : either of the third lateral pair of bony plates in the plastron of most turtles * * * hypoplastron / plasˈtron/ noun (zoology) The plate behind the hyoplastron in a turtle s plastron • • • Main Entry: ↑hypo …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypoplastron — hy·po·plastron …   English syllables

  • Hypoplastra — Hypoplastron Hy po*plas tron, n.; pl. {Hypoplastra}. [Pref. hypo + plastron.] (Anat.) The third lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; called also {hyposternum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyposternum — Hypoplastron Hy po*plas tron, n.; pl. {Hypoplastra}. [Pref. hypo + plastron.] (Anat.) The third lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; called also {hyposternum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Hyposterna — Hyposternum Hy po*ster num, n.; pl. L. {Hyposterna}, E. {Hyposternums}. [Pref. hypo + sternum.] (Anat.) See {Hypoplastron} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyposternum — Hy po*ster num, n.; pl. L. {Hyposterna}, E. {Hyposternums}. [Pref. hypo + sternum.] (Anat.) See {Hypoplastron} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyposternums — Hyposternum Hy po*ster num, n.; pl. L. {Hyposterna}, E. {Hyposternums}. [Pref. hypo + sternum.] (Anat.) See {Hypoplastron} …   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

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