tectospondylic

adjective tec·to·spon·dyl·ic \¦tektō¦spän¦dilik\
variants: less commonly

tectospondylous

\-ndələs\

Definition of tectospondylic

  1. :  having more than one calcified cylinder surrounding the notochord in each vertebral centrum tectospondylic sharks — see tectospondyli — compare cyclospondylic

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Origin and Etymology of tectospondylic

New Latin Tectospondyli + English -ic, -ous


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