opisthocoelous

adjective opis·tho·coe·lous \-ləs\

Definition of opisthocoelous

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a vertebra that is concave behind with the anterior end of the centrum flat or convex and the posterior concave

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Origin and Etymology of opisthocoelous

New Latin opisthocoelus, from opisth- + Greek koilos hollow — more at cave


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