noun hy·pan·trum \hiˈpan‧trəm, hīˈ-\

Definition of hypantrum



  1. :  a notch on the neural arch at the anterior ends of the vertebrae of various reptiles that articulates with the hyposphene — compare zygantrum

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Origin and Etymology of hypantrum

New Latin, from hypo- + Late Latin antrum cavity in the body — more at antrum

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