Definitions

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  • adjective Sternberg (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Sternberg's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Sternberg.

Examples

  • I went down to look at their beautiful Pentaceratops sternbergi for some continued research I am doing with chasmosaurine ceratopsids.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • In general form and proportions the postcranial bones are similar to those in Pentaceratops sternbergi and are not as robust as those in Torosaurus latus or Triceratops horridus.

    Finally.....

  • In general form and proportions the postcranial bones are similar to those in Pentaceratops sternbergi and are not as robust as those in Torosaurus latus or Triceratops horridus.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • I went down to look at their beautiful Pentaceratops sternbergi for some continued research I am doing with chasmosaurine ceratopsids.

    Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

  • He cut crosswise down the edge of Valhalla and shouldered past the crowd thronging around Sue Fritchey's prize Pteranodon sternbergi.

    Ripping Time

  • Occasional screams and girder-bending shrieks drifted down from the enormous pteranodon sternbergi which had entered the station through an unstable gate into the era of dinosaurs.

    Ripping Time

  • So the head of pest control, Sue Fritchey, had hatched an ambitious project to keep the big sternbergi fed: breeding her own subterranean food supply from an up-time hatchery and any down-time fingerlings they could bring in.

    Ripping Time

  • They shouldn't be living at the same time as a sternbergi at all.

    Wagers of Sin

  • Said she'd pay a downtimer to skin 'em and tan the skins for her, then maybe the big sternbergi might take a fancy to lemming meat.

    Wagers of Sin

  • They'd be about the right time period and ecosystem to come through with a sternbergi.

    Time Scout

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