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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a general sense, the Stegocephalia considered as a distinct class apart from Amphibia; in a more restricted sense, the genera Eryops and Cricotus, with their allies, considered as forming a subclass: practically the Temnospondyli of Zittel.

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  • The formation of a large food-yelk followed again in the stem-forms of the amniotes, the protamniotes or proreptilia, descended from the amphibia (Figure 1.119 D).

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

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