plural noun
Men·​o·​typh·​la | \ ˌmenəˈtiflə\

Definition of Menotyphla

: a suborder of Insectivora comprising the elephant shrews and commonly the tree shrews in all of which the pubic symphysis is long and the postorbital process well developed — compare lipotyphla

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History and Etymology for Menotyphla

New Latin, from meno- entry 2 + -typhla (from Greek typhlon caecum)

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