Definition of Ostracoderm

1. Noun. Extinct fish-like jawless vertebrate having a heavily armored body; of the Paleozoic.




Definition of Ostracoderm

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostracoderm

ostracising
ostracism
ostracisms
ostracite
ostracites
ostracizable
ostracization
ostracizations
ostracize
ostracized
ostracizes
ostracizing
ostracod
ostracoda
ostracode
ostracoderm (current term)
ostracodermi
ostracoderms
ostracodes
ostracods
ostracoid
ostracoidea
ostracoids
ostracon
ostracum
ostraka
ostrakon
ostrasize
ostrea
ostreaceous

Literary usage of Ostracoderm

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1. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1900)
"It is the latest survivor known of the earliest type of ostracoderm armour. It is the " first example of an ostracoderm in which traces of the axial ..."

2. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"... to the bottom- or ground- living, slow, armored types, there is usually an increase of bodily size, also an increase of Fie. 46. THE ostracoderm ..."

3. Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles by Frédéric Cuvier (1818)
"C'est le nom sous lequel Klein, ostracoderm., pag. i34, désigne le genre de coquilles ... ostracoderm ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"In fact, we are inclined to suspect that it may have been of ostracoderm rather than of Elasmobranch nature. But without entering into the question of its ..."

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