n. plTylopoda(Zoöl) A tribe of ungulates comprising the camels.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
ntylopodaThe tylopod or phalangigrade artiodactyl ruminants, represented by one family, the Camelidæ. The feet are tylopod; the lower part of the thigh is exserted from the trunk of the body; the lower canines are specialized; the lateral upper incisors are persistent; the stomach is incompletely quadripartite; and the placenta is diffuse. More fully called Pecora tylopoda, and also Phalangigrada.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from ty`lh a cushion + -poda,
The characteristics of camels and their systematic position are discussed under the headings TYLOPODA and ARTIODACTYLA.
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