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  • noun Plural form of cynodont.

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Examples

  • This trend reaches its apex in a group of therapsids known as cynodonts, of which the genus Probainognathus is a representative.

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  • The cynodonts were the only mammal-like reptiles to survive to the Jurassic (200 MYA-145 MYA); in fact they nearly made it into the Cretaceous (145 MYA - 65.5 MYA), and definitely coexisted with many of the major dinosaurs.

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  • My gorgonopsians and cynodonts are fuzzy without exception – but the dicynodonts are simply naked-skinned.

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  • My gorgonopsians and cynodonts are fuzzy without exception – but the dicynodonts are simply naked-skinned.

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  • Among synapsids, this combination of features is reportedly only seen in non-mammalian cynodonts, and Fox et al. concluded that Chronoperates must have been one of these: the first of them (at the time) to come from post-Jurassic strata.

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  • Superficially, the teeth resemble those of Triassic non-mammalian cynodonts like Therioherpeton.

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  • For other recent examples see ‘Time wandering’ cynodonts and The first new mammal in 100 years?.

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  • How was it that post-Jurassic basal cynodonts had remained undetected for so long?

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  • For other recent examples see ‘Time wandering’ cynodonts and The first new mammal in 100 years?.

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  • As for the post-cranial skeleton, other cynodonts closely related to Probainognathus show various features prophetic of the mammalian skeleton.

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