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Related to pachycephalosaur: Pachycephalosauridae, iguanodons


[From New Latin Pachycephalosaurus, genus name; see pachycephalosaurus.]
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Noun1.pachycephalosaur - bipedal herbivore having 10 inches of bone atop its headpachycephalosaur - bipedal herbivore having 10 inches of bone atop its head; largest boneheaded dinosaur ever found
bone-headed dinosaur - bipedal herbivorous dinosaurs with bony crowns
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London, May 8 ( ANI ): Scientists have uncovered and named a new species of bone-headed dinosaur (pachycephalosaur) from Alberta, Canada.
The armored Stegosaurus is here, as well as the homed and frilled Ceratopsians and a Pachycephalosaur with its huge helmet of bone.
Don't forget to check out the first-of-its-kind dragon-like fossil, a 66-million-year-old, flat-headed Pachycephalosaur skull, representative of a new dinosaur species.
Reuben, a known gang member, was reading to 1st graders a story he wrote and illustrated about a young pachycephalosaur. Jerry, an 18-year-old sophomore labeled severely emotionally disturbed, was smiling and enthusiastically debating the feasibility of the asteroid-impact theory with our school superintendent.
"While no other animal has a head built like pachycephalosaur, cranial ornamentation ...
Definitely a New Dome Head Perhaps our most exciting discovery was a complete skull dome of a pachycephalosaur, or dome-headed dinosaur.
In the 1970s, analyses of pachycephalosaur fossils revealed large numbers of bony fibers within the crown of the skull.
The researchers surveyed the heads of a large number of modern animals as well as one of the world's best dinosaur fossils, the pachycephalosaur Stegoceras validum specimen.