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Definition of Tetrapod
TetrapodTetrapod Tet"ra*pod, n. [Gr. ? fourfooted; te`tra- (see
Tetra-) + ?, ?, foot.] (Zo["o]l.)
An insect characterized by having but four perfect legs, as
certain of the butterflies.
Meaning of Tetrapod from wikipedia
(/ˈtɛtrəpɒd/)(from Gr****: τετρα- "four" and πούς "foot") are four-limbed (with a few exceptions, such as snakes) animals constituting
are a type of structure
in coastal engineering
used to prevent erosion caused
and longs**** drift, primarily
to enforce coastal
of tetrapods began about
400 million years
ago in the Devonian Period
with the earliest tetrapods evolved
from lobe-finned fishes. Tetrapods
375 Ma (million years
akin to those
(four-legged animals). Unearthed
of the few known lungless tetrapods
, and the only known lungless
caecilian. A. eiselti
is the largest tetrapod
to lack lungs, double
the size of...
- have articulations resembling those
into the legs of the first tetrapod
land vertebrates, amphibians. They also...
- locomotion. Not all tetrapods
and not all quadrupeds
. The distinction between quadrupeds
- types: tetrapods
(carnivory) and then plants
was a natural transition
and large tetrapods
- sacrificed animals
was caught", from ἀμνός amnos, "lamb") are a clade
of tetrapod vertebrates comprising
the reptiles, birds, and mammals. Amniotes
- as dogs and horses
Many taxa are characterized
by the number
of legs: Tetrapods
have four legs. Arthropoda: 4, 6 (Insecta), 8, 12, or 14 legs. Some arthropods...
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