from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated or occurring below the sternum; substernal: as, hyposternal pain.
  • Of or pertaining to the hyposternum or hypoplastron: as, the hyposternal scute of a tortoise. See plastron.
  • n. The ceratohyal, a bone of the hyoid arch in fishes.


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