zygantrum

noun zy·gan·trum \zīˈgan‧trəm, zə̇ˈ-\

Definition of zygantrum

plural

zygantra

\-rə\ also

zygantrums

  1. :  a fossa on the posterior median part of the neural arch of a vertebra (as of a snake) that accommodates the zygosphene of the next vertebra

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Origin and Etymology of zygantrum

New Latin, from zyg- + Late Latin antrum cavity of the body — more at antrum


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