from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
Labyrinthodontia. Also Stegocephali.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Paleon.) An extinct order of amphibians found fossil in the Mesozoic rocks; called also
Stegocephali, and Labyrinthodonta.
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Carboniferous period; these were amphibians represented by the stegocephala, and the first reptiles.