pleurocentrum

noun

pleu·​ro·​centrum
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: one of a pair of dorsal and lateral elements of the centrum of the vertebra of the fish and of an extinct amphibian representing or formed from dorsal arcualia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pleur- + centrum

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“Pleurocentrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleurocentrum. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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