Condylarthra

plural noun Con·dy·lar·thra \ ˌkändəˈlärthrə \

Definition of Condylarthra

:an order or suborder of extinct Eocene ungulate mammals having many primitive characters some of which connect them with the Creodonta and being more or less plantigrade with five-toed limbs and a third trochanter

condylarthrous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of condylarthra

New Latin, from condyl- + -arthra (neuter plural of -arthrus jointed, from Greek -arthros, from arthron joint)


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