Lepospondyli

plural noun Lep·o·spon·dy·li

Definition of Lepospondyli

  1. :  a taxonomic category comprising amphibians in which the centra of the vertebrae develop directly as bone without an intermediate cartilaginous stage: such as a :  an order or other division comprising the extinct Aistopoda, Microsauria, and Nectridia b :  a subclass of Amphibia comprising the above groups together with the Caudata and Gymnophiona

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Origin and Etymology of lepospondyli

New Latin, from lepo- + -spondyli


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