rhachitomous

adjective

rha·​chit·​o·​mous
variants or less commonly rachitomous
rəˈkitəməs,
(ˈ)ra¦k-
: being, having, or relating to vertebrae with centra of which the parts remain separate, an intercentrum wedge-shaped and ventral, and separate pleurocentra above and behind the intercentra

Word History

Etymology

rachi- + -tomous

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“Rhachitomous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhachitomous. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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