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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The third lateral plate in the plastron of turtles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The third lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also hyposternum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The third lateral piece of the plastron of a turtle: applied by Huxley (“Anat. Vert.,” p. 174) to what others call hyposternum. See second cut under Chelonia.

Etymologies

hypo- +‎ plastron (Wiktionary)

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