from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That state or condition of the cephalic skeleton in which the first and second visceral arches do not bear gills, but are modified to serve in taking food and have one or more of their parts attached to the cranium. It occurs in amphibians, chimæras, and sharks.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.