Definition of Labyrinthodont. Meaning of Labyrinthodont. Synonyms of Labyrinthodont

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Definition of Labyrinthodont

Labyrinthodont
Labyrinthodont Lab`y*rin"tho*dont, a. (Paleon.) Of or pertaining to the Labyrinthodonta. -- n. One of the Labyrinthodonta.

Meaning of Labyrinthodont from wikipedia

- of the class Amphibia, modern classification systems recognize that labyrinthodonts are not a formal natural group (clade) exclusive of other tetrapods...
- front and to the side of them). This joint disappeared in the evolving labyrinthodonts, at the same time the number of bones were reduced and the operculum...
- Acanthostega, a fish-like early labyrinthodont....
- or land-dwelling vertebrates, were piscivorous amphibians known as labyrinthodonts. They gave rise to insectivorous vertebrates and, later, to predators...
- more extreme version found in early tetrapods is known as "labyrinthodont" or "labyrinthodont plicidentine". This type of tooth structure has evolved independently...
- respiratory mechanism, the primitive breathing system also found in labyrinthodont amphibians Cylindrical centra (the main body of the vertebrae; cylindrical...
- extinct, and the most common vertebrate life on land were Lystrosaurus, labyrinthodonts, and Euparkeria along with many other creatures that managed to survive...
- were described at various times as batrachians, stegocephalians, and labyrinthodonts, although these names are now rarely used. Animals now grouped in Temnospondyli...
- Tadpole remains with telltale external gills are also known from several labyrinthodont groups. Tadpoles are used in a variety of cuisines. Tadpoles of the...
- grouped together as the thecodonts) disappeared, as did most of the large labyrinthodont amphibians, groups of small reptiles, and most synapsids. Some of the...