zygosphene

noun zy·go·sphene

Definition of zygosphene

plural

-s

  1. :  a median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards — see zygantrum

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Origin and Etymology of zygosphene

zyg- + Greek sphēn wedge — more at spoon


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