Definition of Gomphotheriidae

1. Noun. Elephants extinct since the Pleistocene.

Exact synonyms: Family Gomphotheriidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Order Proboscidea, Proboscidea
Member holonyms: Genus Gomphotherium, Gomphotherium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gomphotheriidae

Gomori's non-specific alkaline phosphatase stain
Gomori's one-step trichrome stain
Gomori's silver impregnation stain
Gomori procedure
Gomorrha
Gompers
Gompertz
Gompertz' hypothesis
Gompertz' law
Gompertz curve
Gompertz curves
Gompertzian
Gomphotheriidae
Gomphotherium
Gomphrena
Gomphrena globosa
Goncharovian
Goncourt
Gond
Gondi
Gondwana
Gondwanaland
Gondwanalandic
Gongora
Gongorism
Gongorist
Gongylonema

Literary usage of Gomphotheriidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fossil Elephantoids: from the Hominid-Bearing Awash Group, Middle Awash by Jon Kalb (2007)
"... the family gomphotheriidae Cabrera 1929, and the suborder ... Simpson's revision, except he included the family gomphotheriidae within the suborder ..."

2. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina by Albert E. Sanders (2002)
"... surfaces show considerable wear, indicative of an animal well into adulthood. Family gomphotheriidae Genus ..."

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