from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bone located in front of the sternum and between the clavicles in certain vertebrates, such as reptiles and amphibians.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The episternum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See episternum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology and anatomy, a median membrane bone developed between the clavicles, or in front of the breast-bone, in many Vertebrata.


inter- +‎ clavicle (Wiktionary)


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