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synonyms for plastron

  • carapace
  • carcass
  • case
  • chassis
  • crust
  • frame
  • framework
  • hull
  • husk
  • integument
  • nut
  • pericarp
  • pod
  • scale
  • shard
  • shuck
  • skeleton
  • skin

antonyms for plastron

MOST RELEVANT
  • core
  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
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How to use plastron in a sentence

I had myself a great silver bowl, with two goblets, and a plastron of Spanish steel.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Frequently a metal breastplate or plastron-de-fer, and a steel cap or chapel-de-fer, were worn under the mail.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
A square brown Derby is worn with this suit, brown English driving gloves, and a white plastron or coachman's scarf.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
His chest, he thought, must burst under the strapped plastron, and sweat poured in a sheet across his eyes.
THE BRIGHT SHAWLJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
The anterior and posterior lobes of the plastron had been folded over the bridge, forming a three-ply thickness of bone.
A NEW EXTINCT EMYDID TURTLE FROM THE LOWER PLIOCENE OF OKLAHOMAEDWIN C. GALBREATH
The left half of the plastron is relatively complete, lacking only the epiplastron and entoplastron.
A NEW EXTINCT EMYDID TURTLE FROM THE LOWER PLIOCENE OF OKLAHOMAEDWIN C. GALBREATH
The Museum has an incomplete carapace and plastron (No. 3101) of a small Testudo from that locality and formation.
A NEW EXTINCT EMYDID TURTLE FROM THE LOWER PLIOCENE OF OKLAHOMAEDWIN C. GALBREATH
In the Leathery Turtle (Dermochelys) the carapace and plastron differ completely from those of any other living form.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
They are wanting too in the Chelonia, unless the first pair of ossifications in the plastron are to be regarded as clavicles.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
No part of the plastron stains purple with thionin; it hardly stains at all, or gives only a very slight blue colour.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PLASTRON

  • carapace
  • carcass
  • case
  • chassis
  • crust
  • frame
  • framework
  • hull
  • husk
  • integument
  • nut
  • pericarp
  • plastron
  • pod
  • scale
  • shard
  • shuck
  • skeleton
  • skin
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