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amphicelous

or amphicoelous

[am-fuh-see-luh s] /ˌæm fəˈsi ləs/
adjective, Anatomy, Zoology.
1.
concave on both sides, as the bodies of the vertebrae of fishes.
Origin of amphicelous
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70, amphicelous is from the Greek word amphíkoilos hollow at both ends. See amphi-, -cele2, -ous
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amphicoelous

/ˌæmfɪˈsiːləs/
adjective
1.
(of the vertebrae of most fishes and some amphibians) concave at the anterior and posterior ends
Word Origin
C19: from amphi- + Greek koilos hollow
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