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synap·sid rep·tile

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  1. synapsid, synapsid reptilenoun

    extinct reptile having a single pair of lateral temporal openings in the skull


  1. synapsid reptile

    Synapsid reptiles, also known as "mammal-like reptiles," are an extinct group of reptiles that possessed characteristics of both reptiles and mammals. They are considered the evolutionary link between reptiles and mammals. The term "synapsid" refers to a singular opening in the skull behind the eye, a feature which is shared by mammals and represents a key step in the development from reptiles to mammals. Even though they are called "synapsid reptiles," they are a separate class from the reptiles we see today. They flourished during the Permian period but were later outcompeted by dinosaurs. Today, mammals are the only surviving members of the synapsid line.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of synapsid reptile in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of synapsid reptile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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