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Xiphiplastron


Xiph′i-plas′tron

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Xiphiplastra
.
[NL., fr. Gr.
ξίφοσ
a sword +
plastron
.]
(Anat.)
The posterior, or fourth, lateral plate in the plastron of turtles; – called also
xiphisternum
.

Definition 2021


xiphiplastron

xiphiplastron

English

Noun

xiphiplastron (plural xiphiplastrons or xiphiplastra)

  1. the posterior, or fourth lateral plate in the plastron of a turtle