Eusuchia

plural noun Eu·su·chia \ yüˈsükēə \

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

eusuchian

\-ēən\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of eusuchia

New Latin, from eu- + Greek souchos crocodile + New Latin -ia


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