10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XENARTHRAL»
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Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North ...
Zittel, K. A. 1893 B, p. 124. Dr. Gill, in Standard Natural History, vol. v, 1884, p. 66,
recognized the peculiar character of the vertebrae of this group and employed
the adjective term xenarthral; but he did not formally name the group. Ameghino ...
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z ...
Xenarthral, zenarth′ral, adj. peculiarly jointed,as dorso lumbar vertebræ. [Gr.
xenos, strange, arthron, ajoint.] Xenial, zē′nial, adj. of or belonging to hospitality
. [Gr. xenos, aguest.] Xenium, zē′nium, n. a present made to a guest, stranger, ...
Ecological Studies and Reviews
The hind-legs must secure ("verankern") the whole body, thence the strong
junction of the pelvis to the spinal column. Connected with this is, undoubtedly,
the xenarthral connection between the vertebrae of the caudal half of the spinal
Cornelis Jakob van der Klaauw, 1948
Megafauna: Giant Beasts of Pleistocene South America
... that has been used to unite fossil and living sloths, anteaters, armadillos and
pampatheres into a single clade: the presence of additional or supplementary or
xenarthral (meaning “strange articulations or joints”) articulations (Appendix Fig.
Richard A. Fariña, Sergio F. Vizcaíno, Gerry De Iuliis, 2012
Xenarthral articulations between thoracic and lumbar vertebrae (Figure 10-2)
produce a rigid vertebral column. The skeleton braces, but does not come into
contact with, the carapace. In all armadillos, the limbs are powerfully built, and
Professor Emeritus Northern Arizona University Terry A Vaughan, Terry A. Vaughan, James M. Ryan, 2013
There's a Word for It (Revised Edition): A Grandiloquent ...
... 231–35 verbivore, 13 wowser, 133 verbolater, 244 veriloquent, 196 Xanthippe,
119 vermiform, 109 xenarthral, 109 vernorexia, 73–74 xenodochiophobia, 146
vespine, 109 xenomancy, 182 vesthibitionism, 74 xeronisus, 81 vexillology, 121,
Charles Harrington Elster, 2005
Roget's Descriptive Word Finder
... alopec- oid; vulpine vulturine: pertaining to vultures; vulturial xenarthral:
resembling a sloth, anteater, or armadillo xiphosuran: pertaining to the king crab
zebrine: concerning zebras; hippotigrine zoological: of the animal kingdom;
... an independent line of descent back to early Mesozoic Reptilia; The pelvis of
Manis lacks that peculiarly xenarthral type of pubis, already indicated in
Palceanodon-; but perhaps this also is secondary, as the incipient union between
American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Palaeontology, 1922
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History
The pelvis of Manis lacks that peculiarly xenarthral type of pubis, already
indicated in Palceanodon; but perhaps this also is secondary, as the incipient
union between ischium and transverse processes of the caudals would seem to
be; the ...
... maximum transverse diameter between angles of transverse processes, 148
mm; (7) g-axis: maximum transverse diameter of anterior xenarthral processes, 5
mm; (8) h-axis: maximum transverse diameter of posterior xenarthral processes, ...