omo·​sternum | \ ¦ōmō, ¦ämō+\

Definition of omosternum

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

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History and Etymology for omosternum

New Latin, from om- + sternum

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