pseudocentrum

noun
pseu·​do·​centrum
plural pseudocentra

Definition of pseudocentrum

: the body of a vertebra formed by fusion of the dorsal or dorsal and ventral arcualia (as in tailed amphibians)

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History and Etymology for pseudocentrum

New Latin, from pseud- + centrum

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“Pseudocentrum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudocentrum. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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