ichthyosauria definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An extinct order of marine reptiles, including Ichthyosaurus and allied kinds; -- called in addition Ichthyopterygia. They have maybe not been found later on compared to Cretaceous period.
  • others:
    • An order of gigantic extinct marine fish-like Reptilia, having somewhat the form of a cetacean mammal, with a massive head, no obvious neck, and a tapering human anatomy, with four paddle-like flippers, and probably a fin-like development regarding the caudal region.
  • noun:
    • extinct marine reptiles: ichthyosaurs

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