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Dinosaurs Got The Bends From Prolonged Diving
2012-08-20 10:59:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dinosaur-like creatures may have injured themselves during leisurely deep-sea diving trips and not from ascending too quickly as previously thought Bone deformities on the fossilized remains of Ichthyosarians, which were giant dolphin-like reptiles that first emerged approximately 245 million years ago, were identified in a recent study. The lesions were like those that human divers get as a result of changes in body pressure,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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