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Meaning of Ichthyopsida

Ichthyopsida means: A grand division of the Vertebrata, including the Amphibia and Fishes.

Meaning of Ichthyopterygia

Ichthyopterygia means: See Ichthyosauria.

Meaning of Ichthyopterygium

Ichthyopterygium means: The typical limb, or lateral fin, of fishes.

Meaning of Ichthyornis

Ichthyornis means: An extinct genus of toothed birds found in the American Cretaceous formation. It is remarkable for having biconcave vertebrae, and sharp, conical teeth set in sockets. Its wings were well developed. It is the type of the order Odontotormae.

Meaning of Ichthyosaur

Ichthyosaur means: One of the Ichthyosaura.

Meaning of Ichthyosauria

Ichthyosauria means: An extinct order of marine reptiles, including Ichthyosaurus and allied forms; -- called also Ichthyopterygia. They have not been found later than the Cretaceous period.

Meaning of Ichthyosaurian

Ichthyosaurian means: Of or pertaining to the Ichthyosauria.

Meaning of Ichthyosaurian

Ichthyosaurian means: One of the Ichthyosauria.

Meaning of Ichthyosauri

Ichthyosauri means: of Ichthyosaurus

Meaning of Ichthyosaurus

Ichthyosaurus means: An extinct genus of marine reptiles; -- so named from their short, biconcave vertebrae, resembling those of fishes. Several species, varying in length from ten to thirty feet, are known from the Liassic, Oolitic, and Cretaceous formations.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoonule

Zoonule means: Same as Zoonite.

Meaning of Zoonomy

Zoonomy means: The laws of animal life, or the science which treats of the phenomena of animal life, their causes and relations.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the theoretic transverse divisions of any segmented animal.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the segments of the body of an articulate animal.

Meaning of Zoonic

Zoonic means: Of or pertaining to animals; obtained from animal substances.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: Any one of the perfectly developed individuals of a compound animal.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: An animal which is the sole product of a single egg; -- opposed to zooid.

Meaning of Zoa

Zoa means: of Zoon

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The representation of God, or of gods, in the form, or with the attributes, of the lower animals.

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The quality of representing or using animal forms; as, zoomorphism in ornament.

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