Definition of episternum in English:

episternum

Line breaks: epi|ster¦num
Pronunciation: /ˌɛpɪˈstəːnəm
 
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noun (plural episternums or episterna /-nə/)

Zoology
  • 1A bone between the clavicles, especially (in mammals) the upper part of the sternum.
  • 1.1(In insects) the anterior part of the side wall of a thoracic segment.

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