Heteromyaria

plural noun
Het·​ero·​my·​ar·​ia | \ -ōmīˈa(a)rēə \

Definition of Heteromyaria

in some classifications
: a division of Lamellibranchia comprising bivalve mollusks having two adductor muscles the anterior one of which is very small — compare isomyaria, monomyaria

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Other Words from Heteromyaria

heteromyarian \ ¦⸗⸗⸗⸗¦⸗rēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Heteromyaria

New Latin, from heter- + -myaria

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“Heteromyaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heteromyaria. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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