Definitions for placodermˈplæk əˌdɜrm
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fish-like vertebrate with bony plates on head and upper body; dominant in seas and rivers during the Devonian; considered the earliest vertebrate with jaws
A member of an extinct group of fish with armored heads; the group lived during the Silurian and Devonian periods.
one of the Placodermi
Origin: [Gr. pla`x, plako`s, tablet + de`rma skin.]
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