anapsid definition

  • noun:
    • Any amniote whose head does not have open positions near the temples.
    • ancient reptile having no opening inside temporal area regarding the head; all extinct except turtles
    • Any amniote whose head won't have open positions near the temples.
    • primitive reptile having no orifice when you look at the temporal area regarding the head; all extinct except turtles

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