Definition of Autostylic. Meaning of Autostylic. Synonyms of Autostylic

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Definition of Autostylic

Autostylic
Autostylic Au`to*styl"ic, a. [Auto- + Gr. sty^los pillar.] (Anat.) Having the mandibular arch articulated directly to the cranium, as in the skulls of the Amphibia.

Meaning of Autostylic from wikipedia

- contributed to many evolutionary studies of this group. Evolution of autostylic jaw suspension, in which the palatoquadrate bone fuses to the cranium...
- bones are fused as in all Dipnoi. South American lungfish also share an autostylic jaw suspension (where the palatoquadrate is fused to the cranium) and...
- tip or terminal part of the head Jaw suspension Hyostylic Hyostylic and autostylic Gill openings Usually five pairs of gill slits which are not protected...
- are fused like other lungfish. South American lungfishes also share an autostylic jaw suspension (where the palatoquadrate is fused to the cranium) and...
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