Hypsilophodon Reference Libraries

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2013-04-28 18:48:11

Thescelosaurus, meaning “godlike”, “wondrous”, or “marvelous” and “lizard” was a genus of small ornithopod dinosaur that appeared at the very end of the Late Cretaceous period in North America. It was a member of the last dinosaurian fauna before the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event around 65.5 million years ago. The completeness and preservation of many of its specimens...

2010-02-16 15:26:59

Othnielia is a genus of hypsilophodont dinosaur from the Oxfordian-Tithonian age of the Late Jurassic Period. Several remains have been discovered in the Morrison Formation in the North American states of Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. But, according to revisions made on Morrison ornithischians, the only definite remains are that of a femur belonging to the type species Othnielia rex, named by...

2010-01-27 13:21:51

Hypsilophodon, meaning "high-crested tooth", is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now Europe. It was discovered in 1849. It was first described as an Iguanodon and not until 1870, when T.H. Huxley studied it, was it described as a Hypsilophodon. Three nearly complete skeletons along with several minor finds have been found on the Isle of Wight and other...

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  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.