Definition of Omosternum. Meaning of Omosternum. Synonyms of Omosternum

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Definition of Omosternum

Omosternum O`mo*ster"num, n. [Omo- + sternum.] (Anat.) (a) The anterior element of the sternum which projects forward from between the clavicles in many batrachians and is usually tipped with cartilage. (b) In many mammals, an interarticular cartilage, or bone, between the sternum and the clavicle.

Meaning of Omosternum from wikipedia

- cartilages are fused anteriorly and posteriorly, and usually have an omosternum present. This is in contrast to the other predominant morphology, an arciferal...
- correct genus. Rhaebo are characterized as lacking cephalic crests, having omosternum, distinctively wide sphenethmoid, prominent and notched exoccipital condyles...