Cladodus

noun Clad·o·dus \ˈkladədəs\

Definition of Cladodus

in some classifications

  1. :  a genus of primitive Carboniferous sharks supposedly distinguished by teeth with a tall central cusp, a broad base, and one or more pairs of lateral tubercles, a character now known to have occurred widely in early elasmobranchs

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Origin and Etymology of cladodus

New Latin, from clad- + -odus


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