Pleurocentrum Pleu`ro*cen"trum, n. [NL. see {Pleuro-}, and {Centrum}.] (Anat.) One of the lateral elements in the centra of the vertebr[ae] in some fossil batrachians. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pleurocentrum — One of the lateral halves of the body of a vertebra. [pleuro + G. kentron, center] …   Medical dictionary

  • pleurocentrum — pleu·ro·centrum …   English syllables

  • pleurocentrum — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from pleur + centrum : one of a pair of dorsal and lateral elements of the centrum of the vertebra of the fish and of an extinct amphibian representing or formed from dorsal arcualia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Temnospondyli — Temnospondyli …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Temnospondyli — Temnospondyls Temporal range: Early Carboniferous Early Cretaceous, 330–120 Ma Possible descendant taxon Lissamphibia survives to present …   Wikipedia

  • Reptiliomorpha — Archeria, ein Reptiliomorphe aus dem Unterperm von Texas Zeitraum Karbon bis heute 339,4 bis 0 Mio. Jahre Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pleurocentral — |plu̇rə|sen.trəl adjective Etymology: New Latin pleurocentrum + English al : of, relating to, or constituting a pleurocentrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Embolomeri — Taxobox name = Embolomeri fossil range = Early Carboniferous Early Triassic image width = 200px image caption = Archeria from the Lower Permian of Texas. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata superclassis = Tetrapoda… …   Wikipedia

  • Archegosaurus — Temporal range: Early Permian Archegosaurus Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • dyssospondylous — referring to vertebrae in Amia, Lepisosteidae and Acipenseridae where the pleurocentrum, intercentrum, basidorsal, basiventral, interdorsal and interventral all ossify but remain independent in the embryonic and juvenile stages. Some elements… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”