Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the lateral elements of the centrum of a vertebra; a hemicentrum.
  • noun 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.

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

  • noun (Anat.) One of the lateral elements in the centra of the vertebræ in some fossil batrachians.

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

Etymologies

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pleuro- +‎ centrum

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