Rhachitomi

plural noun Rha·chit·o·mi \rəˈkitəˌmī, raˈk-\

Definition of Rhachitomi

  1. :  an order of Labyrinthodontia including most of the larger Permian amphibians and comprising forms having rhachitomous vertebrae, relatively stocky salamandriform bodies, and in some cases external gills

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Origin and Etymology of rhachitomi

New Latin, from rachi- + -tomi (from Greek tomos cut, slice) — more at tome


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