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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small carnivorous reptiles.

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  • They inherited it from their common ancestor who was most likely a species of cynodont.
  • They noted that its position is ‘dubious, even at this level, but not a nonmammalian cynodont’ (p. 43).
  • He concluded that ‘the fossils currently available do not justify classification of Chronoperates as a non-mammalian cynodont’ (p. 278).
  • Probainognathus, a small cynodont reptile from the Triassic sediments of Argentina, shows characters in the skull and jaws far advanced toward the mammalian condition. for more
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