plural noun As·tero·spon·dy·li \-ˈspändəˌlī\

Definition of Asterospondyli

in some classifications

  1. :  an order of Elasmobranchii comprising forms having asterospondylic vertebrae and including most of the recent sharks and dogfishes

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Origin and Etymology of asterospondyli

New Latin, from aster- + -spondyli

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capable of being understood in two ways

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