hyoplastra

hyoplastra

(ˌhaɪəˈplæstrə)
pl n, sing hyoplastron
(Zoology) zoology the second foremost pair of plastral bones in a turtle
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The total length of the hyoplastra is greater than that of the hypoplastra (Fig.
The pectoral scutes are relatively long, the pectoro-abdominal sulcus being medially located close to the posterior region of the hyoplastra (Fig.
reported by Hutchison (1981) on the basis of three hyoplastra.