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amphicoelous

/ (ˌæmfɪˈsiːləs) /
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adjective

(of the vertebrae of most fishes and some amphibians) concave at the anterior and posterior ends

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Word Origin for amphicoelous

C19: from amphi- + Greek koilos hollow
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