cyclospondylic

adjective
cy·​clo·​spon·​dyl·​ic
variants: or less commonly cyclospondylous \ ¦⸗⸗¦spändələs \

Definition of cyclospondylic

: having a single calcified cylinder surrounding the notochord in each vertebral centrum used especially of certain sharks

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History and Etymology for cyclospondylic

New Latin Cyclospondyli + English -ic or -ous

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“Cyclospondylic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclospondylic. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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