plural noun

: a suborder of Salientia that includes Bufonidae, Hylidae, and some families of extinct amphibians and that comprises frogs and toads with vertebrae uniformly concave in front and with sacral vertebrae united with the urostyle by a double condyle

Word History


New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + -coela, neuter plural of -coelus -coelous

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“Procoela.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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