Definition of Eusuchia
: a suborder or other division of Loricata including the typical members of that group (such as the existing gavials, alligators, and crocodiles and post-Cretaceous fossil forms) having the internal nasal opening situated far back and surrounded by the pterygoid bone
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Origin and Etymology of eusuchia
New Latin, from eu- + Greek souchos crocodile + New Latin -ia
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