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In a message dated 2/1/2000 8:36:08 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> > platycoelous- flat-concave "flat hollow" |_(
> > 'acoelous'- "no hollow" ?- (_)
> What would be the translation of "flat convex" or has no such vertebral
> condition been found?
I think that "platycoelous" means that the concave surface of the vertebra is
fairly flat, rather than deeply hollowed.
Also, I'm guessing that "acoelous" is a cover that can apply to either
platycoelous [_] or biconvex (_) vertebrae.