Holorhinal Hol`o*rhi"nal, a. [Holo + Gr.?, nose.] (Anat.) Having the nasal bones contiguous. [1913 Webster]

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  • holorhinal — holo·rhinal …   English syllables

  • holorhinal — |hälō, |hōlō+ adjective Etymology: hol + rhinal of a bird : having the anterior border of the nasal bones not deeply cleft opposed to schizorhinal …   Useful english dictionary

  • passeriform — /pas euhr euh fawrm , peuh ser euh /, adj. of or pertaining to the order Passeriformes; passerine. [ < NL Passeriformes, equiv. to L passer sparrow + iformes IFORMES] * * * ▪ bird Introduction also called  passerine  or  perching bird     any… …   Universalium

  • piciform — [pi′sə fôrm΄] adj. of, or having the nature of, an order (Piciformes) of birds, including woodpeckers and toucans, having two front and two hind toes for clinging to vertical surfaces * * * ▪ bird Introduction  any member of the group of birds… …   Universalium

  • apodiform — ▪ bird Introduction   any member of one of two groups of birds (bird), the swifts (swift) and the hummingbirds (hummingbird), that are very different from one another in general appearance and way of life. The two groups, considered suborders,… …   Universalium

  • charadriiform — ▪ bird order Introduction    any member of the large group of birds (bird) that includes the sandpipers (sandpiper), plovers (plover), gulls (gull), auks (auk), and their relatives. These birds form an important and familiar segment of the… …   Universalium

  • ολόρρινα — τα ζωολ. πτηνά τών οποίων το πρόσθιο άκρο τού ρινικού οστού δεν είναι σχισμένο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. holorhinal < ολ(ο) * + ῥίς, ῥινός] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • hol- — combining form or holo Etymology: Middle English holo , from Old French, from Latin hol , holo , from Greek, from holos more at safe 1. a. : complete : entire …   Useful english dictionary

  • schizorhinal — |skizə|rīnəl adjective Etymology: schiz + rhin + al : having each of the bones forming the posterior contour of the osseous external nares deeply cleft instead of rounded pigeons, most shore birds, and various other birds are schizorhinal opposed …   Useful english dictionary

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