[lab-uh-rin-thuh-dont] /ˌlæb əˈrɪn θəˌdɒnt/
any member of several orders of small to large lizardlike terrestrial and freshwater amphibians, some ancestral to land vertebrates, forming the extinct subclass Labyrinthodonta that flourished from the Devonian through the Triassic periods, characterized by a solid, flattened skull and conical teeth.
having teeth with complexly infolded enamel surfaces.
belonging to or pertaining to the Labyrinthodonta.
any primitive amphibian of the order Labyrinthodontia, of late Devonian to Triassic times, having teeth with much-folded dentine
Any of various extinct amphibians of the group Labyrinthodontia, which were the dominant animals of the late Paleozoic Era. Labyrinthodonts had stocky, lizardlike bodies with short limbs, and fishlike teeth with labyrinthine structure (with complex infolding of the enamel). They varied from the size of a salamander to that of a crocodile. One early genus, Ichthyostega, was probably the first terrestrial vertebrate.
labyrinthotomy lab·y·rin·thot·o·my (lāb’ə-rĭn-thŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the labyrinth of the ear.
[lak] /læk/ noun 1. a resinous substance deposited on the twigs of various trees in southern Asia by the female of the lac insect: used in the manufacture of varnishes, sealing wax, etc., and in the production of a red coloring matter. Compare (defs 1, 2). [lahk] /lɑk/ noun 1. (in India) 2. the sum […]
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[lah-kuh-deev, lak-uh-] /ˈlɑ kəˌdiv, ˈlæk ə-/ plural noun 1. a group of islands and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea, off the SW coast of India. About 7 sq. mi. (18 sq. km).