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heterocercality

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as heterocercy.

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Examples

  • The lecturer dwelt chiefly on the argument of Agassiz, which he summarises as follows: "Homocercal fishes have in their embryonic state heterocercal tails; therefore heterocercality is, so far, a mark of an embryonic state as compared with homocercality, and the earlier heterocercal fish are embryonic as compared with the later homocercal."

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