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Definition of Hypocleidiums

Hypocleidiums
Hypocleidium Hy`po*clei"di*um, n.; pl. L. Hypocleida, E. Hypocleidiums. [NL., fr. Gr. ? under + ? a little key.] (Anat.) A median process on the furculum, or merrythought, of many birds, where it is connected with the sternum.
Hypocleidium
Hypocleidium Hy`po*clei"di*um, n.; pl. L. Hypocleida, E. Hypocleidiums. [NL., fr. Gr. ? under + ? a little key.] (Anat.) A median process on the furculum, or merrythought, of many birds, where it is connected with the sternum.

Meaning of Hypocleidiums from wikipedia

- length. Tinamous have a proper semicircular furcula, with no trace of a hypocleidium. There is an acute angle between the sca**** and coracoid, as in all...
- fused into a scapulocoracoid; a boomeranged-shaped furcula without a hypocleidium; proximal margin of humerus concave centrally; deltopectoral crest large...
- avialans more derived than Archaeopteryx, including the presence of a hypocleidium-bearing furcula, and a hypertrophied, carinate sternum. Chatterjee's...
- branches placed at an angle of 104°. It is V-shaped and possesses a small hypocleidium at the front. The arm as a whole is not especially developed in length...
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