Associations to the word «Labyrinthodontia»
LABYRINTHODONTIA, proper noun. (informal) (paleontology) A taxonomic subclass within the class Amphibia — extinct amphibians rather like crocodiles, supposedly ancestral to all terrestrial vertebrates; the group is now considered polyphyletic.
LABYRINTHODONTIA, noun. Extinct amphibians typically resembling heavy-bodied salamanders or crocodiles and having a solid flattened skull and conical teeth; Devonian through Triassic.
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