stereospondylous

adjective stereo·spondylous

Definition of stereospondylous

1 :being or having vertebrae whose component elements are fused into a single piece
  • most vertebrates are stereospondylous
opposed to temnospondylous
2 :of or relating to the order Stereospondyli

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Origin and Etymology of stereospondylous

stere- + spondylous


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