supracaudal

adjective
su·​pra·​caudal | \ "+ \

Definition of supracaudal

: situated above the tail used especially of the pygal and suprapygal bones and corresponding horny shields of a turtle's carapace

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History and Etymology for supracaudal

supra- + caudal

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“Supracaudal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supracaudal. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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