caenostylic

caenostylic

[¦sē·nə¦stīl·ik]
(vertebrate zoology)
Having the first two visceral arches attached to the cranium and functioning in food intake; a condition found in sharks, amphibians, and chimaeras.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.