from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoology, a name given by Huxley to a subdivision of Emydea, in which the pelvis is fixed to the carapace and plastron, the neck bends sidewise, and the head cannot be completely withdrawn beneath the carapace. Same as Pleurodira.
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