Rhachitomi

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

Definition of Rhachitomi

: 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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History and Etymology for Rhachitomi

New Latin, from rachi- + -tomi (from Greek tomos cut, slice)

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“Rhachitomi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhachitomi. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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