embolomerous

adjective

em·​bo·​lom·​er·​ous
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
: having embolomerous vertebrae

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary embol- + -merous

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“Embolomerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embolomerous. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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