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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
- distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck and legs, its horn-like ossicones, and its distinctive coat patterns. it is cl****ified under the family
- short, hair-covered horns called ossicones, less than 15 cm (5.9 in) in length. females possess hair whorls, and ossicones are absent. okapis are primarily
- moschidae) have one of four types of cranial appendages: horns, antlers, ossicones, or pronghorns. true horns have a bone core that is covered in a permanent
- pliocene of eurasia and africa. samotherium had two ossicones on its head, and long legs. the ossicones usually pointed upward, and were curved backwards
- 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
- calcification mechanostat, a model describing ossification and bone loss ossicone, the horn-like (or antler-like) protuberances on the heads of giraffes