ZYGOSPHENE

Noun

zygosphene (plural zygosphenes)

(anatomy) A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa called the zygantrum on the back part of the arch in front

Source: Wiktionary


Zyg"o*sphene, n. Etym: [Gr. (Anat.)

Definition: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebræ of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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