sclerotal

noun
scle·​ro·​tal | \ sklə̇ˈrōtᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of sclerotal

: any of the bony plates in the sclerotic of various vertebrates

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History and Etymology for sclerotal

New Latin sclerotica + English -al

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“Sclerotal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sclerotal. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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