procoelous


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procoelous

[prō′sēl·əs]
(vertebrate zoology)
The form of a vertebra that is concave anteriorly and convex posteriorly.
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The flat articulations also distinguish these caudal vertebrae from the procoelous middle caudal vertebrae of lithostrotian titanosaurs (e.g., Powell, 1992; Salgado et al., 1997; Sanz et al., 1999; Gomani, 2005).