epiplastral

epiplastral

(ˌɛpɪˈplæstrəl)
adj
(Anatomy) relating to the epiplastron
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The bone is robust and is thickest at the posterior one-third of the epiplastral suture.
Description: Medium to large forms of land tortoises with the evolutional tendence towards dorsal enlargement the epiplastral lip.
Plastron plates: epiplastrals = epi, entoplastron = ento, hyoplastron = hyo, hypoplastron = hypo, xiphiplastron = xiphi.
turgida line of the Great Plains were small, rugose, thick-shelled tortoises with huge epiplastral beaks; members increased in size and carapace rugosity through time.