Saurischia (from the Greek sauros meaning "lizard" and ischion meaning "hip joint") is an extinct clade of mainly herbivorous dinosaurs characterized by a pelvic structure similar to that of birds. It is one of the two basic divisions of dinosaurs (the other being Ornithischia). Birds are members of the Saurischian, or "lizard-hipped" dinosaurs. Saurischia is well-supported as one of the two major groups in the Dinosauria.


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