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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the centra of the vertebræ developed from arcualia, or arches formed about the sheath of the notochord, and not from ossifications arising in the chordal sheath. Such vertebræ are found in Amphibia and their centra are called arch-centra.

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