from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bone developed in ordinary fishes in the shoulder-girdle, and immediately connected with the cranium. Also called post-temporal. See cut 1 under telcost.
  • n. A superior scapular element of some batrachians and reptiles. See cuts under omosternum and sternum.


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