embolomerous

adjective em·bo·lom·er·ous

Definition of embolomerous

  1. 1 :  having both centrum and intercentrum present and pierced for passage of the persistent notochord :  diplospondylic —used of the vertebrae of various primitive fishes and amphibians

  2. 2 :  having embolomerous vertebrae

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Origin and Etymology of embolomerous

International Scientific Vocabulary embol- + -merous


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