xiphiplastron

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ξίφος (xíphos, sword) + plastron

Noun[edit]

xiphiplastron (plural xiphiplastrons or xiphiplastra)

  1. The posterior, or fourth lateral plate in the plastron of a turtle.

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