epipleural

adjective
epi·pleural | \"+\

Definition of epipleural 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : arising from or attached to a rib

2 [ New Latin epipleuron + English -al ] : of or in the region of the epipleurals or epipleura

epipleural

noun
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Definition of epipleural (Entry 2 of 2)

: a spine or bone arising from the rib of a fish and passing toward the lateral line

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Adjective

epi- + pleural

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