Mesomyodi

plural noun

Meso·​my·​o·​di
¦me|zōˌmīˈōˌdī,
¦mē|,
|sō-
in some classifications
: a group of passerine birds nearly equivalent to Clamatores having the syringeal muscles attached to the middle of the bronchial half rings compare acromyodi
mesomyodian
¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗¦ōdēən
adjective or noun
mesomyodous
-dəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from mes- + -myodi (from Greek myōdēs muscular, from mys mouse, muscle)

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“Mesomyodi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mesomyodi. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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