Cephalaspis

noun Ceph·a·las·pis \ -pə̇s \

Definition of Cephalaspis

: a genus (the type of the family Cephalaspidae) of Devonian ostracoderms having the head covered by a flattened shield rounded in front and prolonged into posteriorly directed lateral points and the eyes close together in the middle of the head shield — see cephalaspida

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Origin and Etymology of cephalaspis

New Latin, from cephal- + -aspis


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