procoelous


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procoelous

having the cranial surface concave; said of vertebrae.
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In addition, in the Deccan Intertrappean beds, no single amphicoelous or opisthocoelous vertebra has been reported, and all available vertebral specimens appear to belong to procoelous Neobatrachia, an anuran clade that includes taxa more derived than discoglossids (PRASAD & RAGE, 2004).
The caudal vertebra from MMA (without number) is procoelous, and it may be the first of the tail (KARL, 1990, 1991b).