Dimyaria

plural noun
Di·​my·​ar·​ia | \ ˌdīˌmīˈa(a)rēə \

Definition of Dimyaria

in some classifications
: a division of Lamellibranchia comprising the bivalve mollusks with both anterior and posterior adductor muscles, sometimes used synonymously with Isomyaria but commonly including also Heteromyaria — compare monomyaria

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Other Words from Dimyaria

dimyarian \ ¦dīˌmī¦a(a)rēən \ adjective or noun
dimyaric \ -​ī¦arik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dimyaria

New Latin, from di- + -myaria

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“Dimyaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dimyaria. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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