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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A superclass of craniate Vertebrata, or skulled vertebrates, distinguished by the development of the malleus as a bone of the ear, and by the direct articulation of the lower jaw to the skull. It corresponds to the class Mammalia, and contrasts with Quadratifera and Lyrifera.

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