Diplasiocoela

plural noun
Di·​pla·​sio·​coe·​la | \ (ˌ)dīˌplāzēōˈsēlə \

Definition of Diplasiocoela

: a suborder of Salientia including the families Ranidae, Polypedatidae, and Brevicipitidae and having the anterior surface of the first seven vertebrae concave and the eighth vertebra biconcave, a firm median fusion of the shoulder girdle, and no ribs

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Other Words from Diplasiocoela

diplasiocoelid \ ⸗¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗lə̇d \ adjective or noun
diplasiocoelous \ -​ləs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Diplasiocoela

New Latin, from diplasio- (from Greek diplasios) + -coela (from Greek koilos hollow)

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“Diplasiocoela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diplasiocoela. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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