Definition of Anapsida

1. Noun. Oldest known reptiles; turtles and extinct Permian forms.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anapsida

Anamnia
Anamniota
Ananaki
Ananas comosus
Anand
Ananda
Ananias
Anansi
Anapa
Anaphalis
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anaplasma centrale
Anaplasma marginale
Anaplasma ovis
Anaprox
Anapsida (current term)
Anapurna
Anarhichadidae
Anarhichas
Anas acuta
Anas americana
Anas clypeata
Anas crecca
Anas discors
Anas penelope
Anas platyrhynchos
Anas querquedula
Anas rubripes
Anasa
Anasa tristis

Literary usage of Anapsida

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1. Contributions by University of Chicago Walker Museum of Paleontology (1917)
"... region of the skull is wholly imper- forate, and for the most part completely roofed over, a group which very properly may be called the Anapsida. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"... he departed from his previous conservative attitude towards classification and proposed to add two subclasses of reptiles, the Anapsida and the ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1919)
"... he departed from his previous conservative attitude toward classification and proposed to add two subclasses of reptiles, the Anapsida and ..."

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