Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) The third lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; -- called also hyposternum.

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  • noun anatomy The third lateral plate in the plastron of turtles.

Etymologies

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hypo- +‎ plastron

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