Definitions for placodermˈplæk əˌdɜrm

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  1. placoderm(noun)

    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

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  1. placoderm(Noun)

    A member of an extinct group of fish with armored heads; the group lived during the Silurian and Devonian periods.

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  1. Placoderm(noun)

    one of the Placodermi

  2. Origin: [Gr. pla`x, plako`s, tablet + de`rma skin.]


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