Hedriophthalma

Hed·ri·oph·thal·ma \ˌhedrēˌäfˈthalmə\

Definition of Hedriophthalma

  1. taxonomic synonym of edriophthalma

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Origin and Etymology of hedriophthalma

New Latin, irregular from Greek hedraios sedentary, stationary (from hedra seat) + New Latin -ophthalma


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