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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having teeth with a labyrinthine internal structure.
  • adjective Of or relating to an extinct group of amphibians having a labyrinthine tooth structure, often classified in the subclass (or superorder) Labyrinthodontia.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having an intricate or labyrinthic structure, as a tooth.
  • Having teeth of labyrinthic structure; specifically, pertaining to the Labyrin-thodontia, or having their characters.
  • noun A labyrinthodont animal; a member of the order Labyrinthodontia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Paleon.) Of or pertaining to the Labyrinthodonta.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Having teeth with a labyrinthine (maze-like) internal structure
  • noun Any extinct amphibian of the subclass Labyrinthodontia

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an amphibian of the superorder Labyrinthodontia

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Ancient Greek λαβύρινθος ("labyrinth") + ὀδών ("tooth").

Examples

  • The exposures in the park are Late Triassic in age and contain early dinosaurs, labyrinthodont amphibians, and many crocodile-line archosaurs and well as numerous plants and freshwater invertebrates.

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  • The exposures in the park are Late Triassic in age and contain early dinosaurs, labyrinthodont amphibians, and many crocodile-line archosaurs and well as numerous plants and freshwater invertebrates.

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  • The exposures in the park are Late Triassic in age and contain early dinosaurs, labyrinthodont amphibians, and many crocodile-line archosaurs and well as numerous plants and freshwater invertebrates.

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  • The exposures in the park are Late Triassic in age and contain early dinosaurs, labyrinthodont amphibians, and many crocodile-line archosaurs and well as numerous plants and freshwater invertebrates.

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  • Reptiles evolved from labyrinthodont amphibians 300 million years ago.

    Reptile

  • It shows several things: all vertebrates evolved from an amphibian ancestor thought to have been a labyrinthodont. amphibians diverged from the other vertebrates very early on. turtles, crocodiles, and dinosaurs appeared before the other vertebrate taxa. dinosaurs, birds, crocodiles, and snakes are more closely related to each other than to turtles or mammals.

    Reptile

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