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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of soft-shelled tortoises, typified by the genus Emydina, including a few Asiatic species referred usually to the Trionychidæ, having the edge of the disk strengthened by a series of internal bones, the skull oblong, convex, and swollen, and the palate with a central groove. Also Emydinadæ.

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