rhachitomous

adjective rha·chit·o·mous \rəˈkitəməs, (ˈ)ra¦k-\
variants: less commonly

rachitomous

\rəˈkitəməs, (ˈ)ra¦k-\

Definition of rhachitomous

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of rhachitomous

rachi- + -tomous


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