: being or having vertebrae with a hypocentrum but no pleurocentra, the neural arch extending down to enclose the notochord and form transverse processes to support the ribs
used especially of a larval labyrinthodont amphibian

Word History


New Latin Phyllospondyli + English -ous

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“Phyllospondylous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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