diplospondylic love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, having two centra, as a vertebral segment; having twice as many centra as arches, as a vertebral column, in consequence of the presence of an intercentrum between any two consecutive centra; embolomerous: applied to the vertebr√¶ of fishes and batrachians, when only every alternate centrum bears a neural or a hemal arch.

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