breastbone

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cut of lamb including the breastbone and attached muscles dressed as meat breast of lamb , poitrine d'agneau
any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom carina
abnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by rickets chicken breast , pigeon breast
large central part of the breastbone corpus sternum , gladiolus
median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly keel
upper part of the breastbone manubrium
turkey-sized long-legged fossil 75 million years old found in the Gobi Desert having birdlike fused wrist bones and keeled breastbone and a long tail resembling a dinosaur's; short forelimbs end in a single claw instead of wings; classification as bird or Mononychus olecranus
most primitive avian type known; extinct bird of the Triassic having birdlike jaw and hollow limbs and breastbone with dinosaur-like tail and hind limbs protoavis
sparrow-sized fossil bird of the Jurassic period to the Cretaceous period having a keeled breastbone and vestigial tail; found in China; considered possibly the second most primitive of all birds Sinornis
smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib xiphoid process
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