Thelodus

noun
Thel·​o·​dus | \ ˈthelədəs \

Definition of Thelodus

: a genus of Silurian and Devonian ostracoderms (family Thelodontidae) that have small dermal tubercles consisting of dentine and enamel

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History and Etymology for Thelodus

New Latin, from Greek thēlē nipple + New Latin -odus

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“Thelodus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thelodus. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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