hyoplastron

noun
hyo·​plastron | \ "+ \
plural hyoplastra

Definition of hyoplastron

: the second lateral bony plate in the plastron of most turtles

called also hyosternum

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History and Etymology for hyoplastron

hy- + plastron

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“Hyoplastron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyoplastron. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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