pessulus

noun
pes·​su·​lus | \-ləs\
plural pessuli\-​ˌlī \

Definition of pessulus 

: a bony or cartilaginous bar crossing the lower end of the windpipe of a bird dorsoventrally at its division into bronchi

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History and Etymology for pessulus

Latin, bolt, modification of Greek passalos peg, stake; akin to Greek pēgnynai to fix, fasten together

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