Procoela

plural noun
Pro·​coe·​la | \ prōˈsēlə \

Definition of Procoela

: 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

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History and Etymology for Procoela

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

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“Procoela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Procoela. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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