polyspondylic

adjective
poly·​spon·​dyl·​ic

Definition of polyspondylic

: of, relating to, or having a vertebral column (as in the chimaeroid fishes) in which the calcified portion has the form of numerous slender rings surrounding the notochord

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Other Words from polyspondylic

polyspondylous \ -​ndələs \ adjective
polyspondyly \ -​lē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for polyspondylic

poly- + spondylic

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“Polyspondylic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyspondylic. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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