adjective stereo·spondylous

Definition of stereospondylous

  1. 1 :  being or having vertebrae whose component elements are fused into a single piece most vertebrates are stereospondylous —opposed to temnospondylous

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the order Stereospondyli

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Origin and Etymology of stereospondylous

stere- + spondylous

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