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Definition of ossicone. Meaning of ossicone. Synonyms of ossicone

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Definition of ossicone

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Meaning of ossicone from wikipedia

- not to be confused with ossicles. ossicones are horn-like (or antler-like) protuberances on the heads of giraffes, male okapis, and their extinct
- pliocene of eurasia and africa. samotherium had two ossicones on its head, and long legs. the ossicones usually pointed upward, and were curved backwards
- harder to spot, is the number of ossicones on the head. this is the only giraffa phenotype to be born with five ossicones. two of these are the larger and
- and had large ossicones resembling antlers. c. afric**** had ossicones resembling tall thorn-covered plant stems, while the ossicones of c. gentryi resembled
- lack of ossicones. it was also the smaller species, being a little under 2 m (6 ft 7 in) at the shoulders. p. germaini had a pair of ossicones, and in
- of large, leaf-shaped ossicones with a width of 35 centimetres (14 in), while the female had a set of slender, horn-like ossicones. the taxonomic status
- however, was the presence of multiple blunt 'horns', perhaps similar to the ossicones of modern giraffes, and the presence of large, sabre-like canine teeth
- ****stan. species of injanatherium had at least two pairs of long, wing-like ossicones that emanated laterally above the orbits. i. hazimi is the type species