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Re: Definitions



At 12:11 PM 7/23/00 +0000, gmbra@cygnus.uwa.edu.au wrote:
I'd appreciate it if anyone could help out with some brief definitions of
the following terms:
parasuchian
amphesbaenian
actinopterygian

pedogenic (geol def)

Having to do with the formation of soils ['ped' = "soil", 'gen' < 'genesis' = "origin"].


synsacrum

A fused sacrum, formed by the fusion of the sacral vertebrae into a single unit.


glenoid bone

ornithuran
neornithine
carinate birds

Birds with a keeled breastbone.

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