HyperDic: synapsid

English > 1 sense of the word synapsid:
NOUNanimalsynapsid, synapsid reptileextinct reptile having a single pair of lateral temporal openings in the skull
English > synapsid: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningExtinct reptile having a single pair of lateral temporal openings in the skull.
Synonymsynapsid reptile
Narrowerdimetrodoncarnivorous dinosaur of the Permian in North America having a crest or dorsal sail
edaphosaurusHeavy-bodied reptile with a dorsal sail or crest
ictodosaurIntermediate in form between the therapsids and most primitive true mammals
pelycosaurlarge primitive reptile having a tall spinal sail
therapsid, protomammalprobably warm-blooded
Broaderreptile, reptilianAny cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
Spanishsinápsido
Catalansinàpsid

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