anomocoelous

adjective an·o·mo·coe·lous \¦anə(ˌ)mō¦sēləs\

Definition of anomocoelous

  1. :  concave in front —used of a vertebra in which the anterior surface of the centrum is hollowed out while the posterior surface is flat or convex

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Origin and Etymology of anomocoelous

anom- + coelous


First Known Use: 1922


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