plural noun

: 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
adjective or noun

Word History


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 22 Feb. 2024.

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