noun, plural ep·i·ster·na [ep-uh-stur-nuh]. /ˌɛp əˈstɜr nə/.
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The episternum (fig. 30, A, 10) is a thin almost circular plate of cartilage much of which remains hyaline.
This plate is called the episternum, and its stalk the omosternum.
In IIIa, the episternum (a) and epimeron (b) are slightly separated.
Episternum: the anterior and larger lateral thoracic sclerite between the sternum and notum.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
In Man and in the Mole the paired nature of the episternum is clearly apparent.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard