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  • noun Plural form of plastron.

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Examples

  • WHITAKER: Dr. Lamm, why don ` t you go visit Burzynski and you ` ll see what the amino plastrons have done.

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2010

  • They have relatively small plastrons that lack a hinge to the carapace.

    Reptile families

  • I turned to Animal Planet, and — God or Satan will insist that something more powerful than I had planned this all along — a man was doing a voiceover explaining the many differences between land tortoises and aquatic turtles, but declaring that both depended on sturdy plastrons and carapaces.

    Director's Cut

  • I turned to Animal Planet, and — God or Satan will insist that something more powerful than I had planned this all along — a man was doing a voiceover explaining the many differences between land tortoises and aquatic turtles, but declaring that both depended on sturdy plastrons and carapaces.

    Director's Cut

  • I turned to Animal Planet, and — God or Satan will insist that something more powerful than I had planned this all along — a man was doing a voiceover explaining the many differences between land tortoises and aquatic turtles, but declaring that both depended on sturdy plastrons and carapaces.

    Director's Cut

  • Elle fait des plastrons monumentaux, luisants, dur comme l'albâtre.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, February 28, 1891

  • Elle, blanchisseuse de fin, a développé un secret dans la façon d'empeser les plastrons de chemises.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, February 28, 1891

  • Elle priait les aristos du Jockey Club de donner leurs plastrons à d'autres.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 100, February 28, 1891

  • Whatever may have been said of the devotion of our countrymen to material interests, the wise and winning lips had only to speak, and such a currency of _plastrons_ and _carapaces_ was set in circulation, that the contemplative stranger who saw the mighty coinage of Chelonia flowing in upon Cambridge might well have thought that the national idea was not the Almighty Dollar, but the

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 03, January, 1858

  • The dress consists of several petticoats of cloth plaited, red body, turned-up sleeves, and large coloured bibs or plastrons which they call

    Brittany & Its Byways

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