urostyle


uro·style

noun \ˈyr-ə-ˌstī(-ə)l\

Definition of UROSTYLE

:  a long unsegmented bone that represents a number of fused vertebrae and forms the posterior part of the vertebral column of frogs and toads

Origin of UROSTYLE

International Scientific Vocabulary 2ur- + Greek stylos pillar — more at steer
First Known Use: 1875

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