Latisternal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Latisternal (Zoöl) Having a broad breastbone, or sternum; -- said of anthropoid apes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • latisternal Having a broad and flat breast-bone: as, a latisternal ape. The anthropoid or anthropomorphic apes agree with man in this respect, whence the term is specifically applied to them.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. latus, broad + E. sternal,