Origin of Reptilia
Definition for reptilia (2 of 2)
noun, plural rep·til·i·a [rep-til-ee-uh] /rɛpˈtɪl i ə/.
Examples from the Web for reptilia
In Reptilia it lies close to the trachea, and in the Chelonia and Crocodilia is paired.
It was unfortunate for this particular anaconda that the reptilia are not great reasoners.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
Owing to the development of the common iliac veins there is no renal portal system like that of the Reptilia and Amphibia.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The intervertebral disks first appear in the Crocodilia, the highest existing order of reptilia.
Other examples are afforded by the alimentary tract of some of the Amphibia and Reptilia.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
Word Origin and History for reptilia
mid-17c., from Latin plural of reptile (see reptile).