Saturday, October 2, 2010

Dinosaurs taller TPT

From the article:

Researchers at the University of Missouri and Ohio University have found that dinosaurs had thick layers of cartilage in their joints, which means they may have been considerably taller than previously thought.

Cartilaginous Epiphyses in Extant Archosaurs and Their Implications for Reconstructing Limb Function in Dinosaurs

Reading the abstract might be a source of several new words. Here's my list from just one sentence:

archosaurs, condylar appendicular epiphyseal (articular)

In context I could figure them out but these are not in my normal vocabulary.