Definition of Stegocephalia
in some especially former classifications
: an order or other division of Amphibia comprising all the pre-Jurassic and many later extinct typically tailed and salamandriform amphibians usually with well-developed limbs and sometimes of large size — compare labyrinthodontia lissamphibia
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Origin and Etymology of stegocephalia
New Latin, from steg- + Greek kephalē head + New Latin -ia
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