- concave on both sides, as the bodies of the vertebrae of fishes.
Origin of amphicelous
Examples from the Web for amphicoelous
Historical Examples of amphicoelous
The vertebrae are amphicoelous, and are generally well ossified.
The end result is an amphicoelous or biconcave centrum in general appearance much like that of the Selachian.
The vertebrae are amphicoelous or sometimes nearly flat, and the notochord sometimes persists to some extent.
The neck is long, the caudal vertebrae are amphicoelous, and from three to five vertebrae are fused together in the sacral region.
- (of the vertebrae of most fishes and some amphibians) concave at the anterior and posterior ends