Aph·​e·​to·​hy·​oi·​dea | \ ¦afəˌtōˌhīˈȯidēə \

Definition of Aphetohyoidea

taxonomic synonym of placodermi

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History and Etymology for Aphetohyoidea

New Latin, from Greek aphetos let loose, free + New Latin -hyoidea (from Greek hyoeidēs shaped like an upsilon, from hy, y upsilon + -oeidēs -oid

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“Aphetohyoidea.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aphetohyoidea. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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