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  • n. One of the lateral elements in the centra of the vertebrae in some fossil batrachians.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the lateral elements in the centra of the vertebræ in some fossil batrachians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the lateral elements of the centrum of a vertebra; a hemicentrum.
  • n. A dorsal element in the rachitomous vertebras of certain ganoid fishes and stegocephalian amphibians. It is homologous with the centrum of the reptilian and mammalian vertebra.

Etymologies

pleuro- +‎ centrum (Wiktionary)

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