from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- proper noun obsolete A taxonomic
orderfor all extinctlarge salamander-like amphibians.
- proper noun A
cladecontaining all vertebrateswith toesrather than fins, as well as a few of the most closely related lobe-finned fish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
From Ancient Greek.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word Stegocephalia.
"But from the Stegocephalia; of the order Ecaudata --"
The Moon Pool 1919
"In the oldest Batrachia, the Stegocephalia, we find a continuous dermal covering of the upper and lateral parts of the skull; *** the number of these dermal ossi - fications is nearly constant.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.