Definition of Labyrinthodontia

1. Noun. Extinct amphibians typically resembling heavy-bodied salamanders or crocodiles and having a solid flattened skull and conical teeth; Devonian through Triassic.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Labyrinthodontia

Labrador Peninsula
Labrador Sea
Labrador duck
Labrador ducks
Labrador keratopathy
Labrador retriever
Labrador tea
Labradorian
Labradorians
Labridae
Labrouste
Labuan
Laburnum alpinum
Laburnum anagyroides
Labyrinth of Minos
Labyrinthodontia (current term)
Lac operon
Lacanian
Laccadive Islands
Laccopetalum
Laccopetalum giganteum
Lacedaemon
Lacedaemonian
Lacedaemonians
Lacedemonian
Lacedemonians
Lacedæmonia
Lacedæmonian
Lacedæmonians
Lacerta

Literary usage of Labyrinthodontia

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1. Palaeontology or a systematic summary of extinct animals and their by Richard Owen (1861)
"... to the life-sustaining power of the atmosphere in the oldest division of the geological periods of the history of the earth. Order II.—Labyrinthodontia. ..."

2. The Geological Evidence of Evolution by Angelo Heilprin (1888)
"of the Labyrinthodontia. Now it is a surprising circumstance that many of the most ancient fishes, or those which preceded the ..."

3. A Manual of Zoology by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1870)
"From a geological point of view by far the most important of the Amphibia are the Labyrinthodontia, the distribution of which has just been spoken of. ..."

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