Definition of Therapsida

1. Noun. Extinct mammal-like reptiles found inhabiting all continents from the mid Permian to late Triassic.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Therapsida

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Theofanis
Theognis
Theophilic
Theophilus
Theophrastaceae
Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohe
Theory X
Theory Y
Theotokos
Therapeutæ
Theraphosidae
Therapsida
Theravada
Theravada Buddhism
Theravadin
Theresa
Theridiidae
Thermageddon
Thermidor
Thermidorian
Thermidorians
Thermobia
Thermobia domestica
Thermopsis
Thermopsis macrophylla
Thermopsis villosa

Literary usage of Therapsida

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1. The Origin and Evolution of the Human Dentition by William King Gregory (1922)
"... THE MAMMAL-LIKE REPTILES (therapsida) OF THE LATE PALEOZOIC AND EARLY MESOZOIC ERAS It used to be thought that even the oldest reptiles were extremely ..."

2. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... reptiles Williston would include under the order therapsida according to his definition, although the former name is not specifically mentioned. ..."

3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... reptiles Williston would include under the order therapsida according to his definition, although the former name is not specifically mentioned. ..."

4. Arboreal Man by Frederic Wood Jones (1916)
"pushed very far back in the geological record, and when it is so pushed back it leads to a curious group of animals known as the therapsida, which, ..."

5. Water Reptiles of the Past and Present by Samuel Wendell Williston (1914)
"... it will be found necessary perhaps to separate them into several distinct orders. At least five groups of the therapsida are now recognized by Broom, ..."

6. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"Now, the cynodonts belong to the sub-class Synapsida and the order therapsida, which Williston places very low in the series of reptilian orders, ..."

7. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"Now, the cynodonts belong to the sub-class Synapsida and the order therapsida, which Williston places vcry low in the series of reptilian orders, ..."

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