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  • n. A median ossification at the back of the lophosteon in the sternum of some birds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A median ossification back of the lophosteon in the sternum of some birds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A median posterior ossification of the sternum of some birds, as Dicholophus cristatus, arising from an independent ossific center.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek.

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