plural noun
An·​iso·​my·​ar·​ia | \ -ˌmīˈa(a)rēə \

Definition of Anisomyaria

in some classifications
: an order of Lamellibranchia comprising bivalve mollusks having the anterior adductor muscle highly developed and the posterior muscle only slightly developed

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Other Words from Anisomyaria

anisomyarian \ -​¦a(a)rēən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Anisomyaria

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anisomyaria

New Latin, from anis- entry 1 + -myaria

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“Anisomyaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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