Definition of opisthoglyphic in English:

opisthoglyphic

adjective

Zoology
  • = opisthoglyphous.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. Either from French opisthoglyphe opisthoglyph + -ic, or from scientific Latin Opisthoglypha, former group name + -ic.

Pronunciation

opisthoglyphic

/əˌpɪsθəˈɡlɪfɪk/