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a.1.(Anat.) Having the mandibular arch articulated with the hyoid arch and the cranium, as in the cestraciont sharks; - said of a skull.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These designs are called amphistylic, hyostolic, and autostylic.
Amphistylic. The amphistylic arrangement is the primitive pattern from which all others were derived, and it is described above.