procoelous

adjective
pro·​coe·​lous | \ (ˈ)prō¦sēˈləs \

Definition of procoelous

1 of a vertebra : concave at the anterior end of the centrum and usually convex at the posterior end of the centrum
2 : having procoelous vertebrae

History and Etymology for procoelous

International Scientific Vocabulary pro- entry 1 + -coelous

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“Procoelous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/procoelous. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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