Lipotyphla

plural noun Li·po·typh·la \ ˌlīpəˈtiflə , li- \

Definition of Lipotyphla

: a suborder of insectivores comprising the moles, hedgehogs, and true shews and having the pubic symphysis short and the postorbital process undeveloped — compare menotyphla

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Origin and Etymology of lipotyphla

New Latin, from lip- + -typhla (from Greek typhlon cecum)


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