Definition of Omoplates
1. omoplate [n] - See also: omoplate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omoplates
Literary usage of Omoplates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"The omoplates, clavicles, and anterior part of the sternum, have disappeared. Another skeleton, from a larger individual, with the teeth less narrow. ..."
2. The Geology of the South-east of England by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1833)
"In the fossil before us, the omoplates (of which restored outlines are given in p. ... These bones are about twelve times larger than the omoplates of a ..."
3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... and omoplates of both sides. There was a peculiarity in the structure of the last-mentioned parts which, in the opinion of Dr. Mantell, warranted the ..."