diploe

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See also: diploë and diploé

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek διπλόη (diplóē, literally, a fold), noun use of feminine of διπλόος (diplóos, double)

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IPA(key): /ˈdɪp.loʊ.ˌi/

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diploe (countable and uncountable, plural diploes)

  1. (anatomy) The thin layer of soft, spongy or cancellate tissue between the bone plates which constitute the skull.

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