Definition of Tetrapod. Meaning of Tetrapod. Synonyms of Tetrapod

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Definition of Tetrapod

Tetrapod
Tetrapod 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

- Tetrapods (/ˈtɛtrəpɒdz/; from Gr**** τετρα- tetra- 'four' and πούς poús 'foot') are four-limbed animals constituting the superclass Tetrapoda /tɛˈtrɒpədə/...
- A tetrapod is a four-limbed animal of the superclass Tetrapoda. Tetrapod may also refer to: Tetrapod (structure), a type of structure used to prevent erosion...
- Tetrapods are a type of structure in coastal engineering used to prevent erosion caused by weather and longs**** drift, primarily to enforce coastal structures...
- evolution of tetrapods began about 400 million years ago in the Devonian Period with the earliest tetrapods evolved from lobe-finned fishes. Tetrapods (under...
- sarcopterygians; under a cladistic view, tetrapods are themselves considered a group within Sarcopterygii. The living non-tetrapod sarcopterygians include two species...
- about 375 Mya (million years ago), having many features akin to those of tetrapods (four-legged animals). Unearthed in Arctic Canada, Tiktaalik is technically...
- Quadrupedalism is a form of terrestrial locomotion where a tetrapod animal uses all four limbs (legs) to bear weight, walk, and run. An animal or machine...
- Reptiliomorpha is a clade containing the amniotes and those tetrapods that share a more recent common ancestor with amniotes than with living amphibians...
- consisting of tetrapods (four-limbed vertebrates) and their closest sarcopterygian relatives that are more closely related to living tetrapods than to living...
- ISSN 1389-2029. PMC 3394116. PMID 23204918. Gans, Carl (1975-05-01). "Tetrapod Limblessness: Evolution and Functional Corollaries". Integrative and Comparative...