cynodont cynodont n. any member of the Cynodontia, a group of small carnivorous reptiles. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • cynodont — ▪ fossil reptile suborder       (suborder or infraorder Cynodontia), mammallike reptiles of the order Therapsida (see therapsid) that existed from the Late Permian to the Early Jurassic Epoch (258 to 187 million years ago). Cynodont fossils have… …   Universalium

  • cynodont — noun Any of several small carnivorous reptiles closely related to the mammals …   Wiktionary

  • cynodont — 1. A canine tooth. 2. A tooth having one cusp or point. [G. kyon, dog, + odous (odont ), tooth] * * * cy·no·dont (siґno dont) [cyno + Gr. odous tooth] a canine tooth …   Medical dictionary

  • cynodont — n. canine tooth; tooth with one cusp; group of small meat eating reptiles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cynodont — [ sʌɪnə(ʊ)dɒnt] noun a fossil carnivorous mammal like reptile of the late Permian and Triassic periods, with well developed specialized teeth. Origin C19: from Gk kuōn, kun dog + odous, odont tooth …   English new terms dictionary

  • cynodont — cyn·o·dont …   English syllables

  • cynodont — noun small carnivorous reptiles • Hypernyms: ↑therapsid, ↑protomammal • Member Holonyms: ↑Cynodontia, ↑division Cynodontia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Evolution of mammals — Restoration of Thrinaxodon, a member of the cynodont group, which includes the ancestors of mammals Further information: Evolutionary history of life The evolution of mammals within the synapsid lineage (sometimes called mammal like reptiles )… …   Wikipedia

  • Anexo:Terápsidos — Esta lista de terápsidos es un intento de crear un listado comprensible de todos los géneros incluidos en este grupo, excluye los mamíferos y los nombres vernáculos. La lista incluye todos los géneros aceptados por la comunidad científica, pero… …   Wikipedia Español

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