tetrapod


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tetrapod

any vertebrate with two pairs of PENTADACTYL LIMBS.

tetrapod

a four-limbed, vertebrate animal, i.e. all vertebrates except fish. Compare with quadruped.
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Cliff and foreshore outcrops between Wasson Bluff and Swan Creek contain by far the greatest wealth of early Mesozoic tetrapod remains in the Fundy basin.
Early in his career, Romer (1930) had published a major revision of the diverse Linton tetrapod assemblage, but by 1950 when Don contacted him, Romer was one of the world's leading vertebrate paleontologists and had moved on to other areas of research (Colbert 1982).
Lungfish are closely related to some of the earliest four-legged terrestrial vertebrates, or tetrapods.
The terrestrial environment posed new challenges-such as feeding and moving on land and breathing air--to which the first tetrapods had to evolve solutions.
Research conducted by Sandy Kawano and Richard Blob at Clemson University compared terrestrial locomotion in tiger salamanders and mudskipper fish, which have similar characteristics to early tetrapod ancestors.
Woodland hypothesis for Devonian evolution of tetrapods.
This problem, combined with the broader significance of the tetrapod fossils of the Fundy basin--particularly for understanding the end-Triassic mass extinction (ETE)--has provided the impetus for the present review.
About Quantum Materials Corp Quantum Materials Corp develops and manufactures Tetrapod Quantum Dots for use in medical, display, solar energy and lighting applications through its patent-pending volume production process.
2013 The African coelacanth genome provides insights into tetrapod evolution.
So it's somewhat disappointing when, instead of wrestling the aquatic tetrapod or walking the plank, when vanquished by Pan he simply stumbles off stage, straight into its jaws.
Sacking which took place at the same time as America's working class was thrown to the croc-infested waters to be devoured by the aquatic tetrapod of unplanned globalization.
said Wednesday it has developed a tetrapod robot to inspect locations too risky for humans such as the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crippled by the March 2011 earthquake-tsunami disaster.