Definition of omosternum in English:

omosternum

noun

Zoology
  • A bone forming part of the cranial end of the sternum in some vertebrates; specifically a short column of bone located between the episternum and the united precoracoids in certain amphibians.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William K. Parker (1823–1890), comparative anatomist and zoologist. From omo- + sternum.

Pronunciation

omosternum

/əʊməʊˈstəːnəm/