omosternum

noun omo·sternum \¦ōmō, ¦ämō+\

Definition of omosternum

  1. 1 :  a median bony element of the sternum of amphibians extending forward from the ventral ends of the precoracoids and bearing the episternum at its anterior end

  2. 2 :  an interarticular cartilage or bone between the sternum and each clavicle in many mammals

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Origin and Etymology of omosternum

New Latin, from om- + sternum


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