Menotyphla

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

Definition of Menotyphla

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of menotyphla

New Latin, from 2meno- + -typhla (from Greek typhlon caecum) — more at typhl-


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