Monomyaria

plural noun

Mono·​my·​ar·​ia
variants or Monomya
ˌ⸗⸗ˈmīə
in some classifications
: a division of Lamellibranchia comprising bivalve mollusks (as the oysters, pearl oysters, and scallops) having but one adductor muscle compare dimyaria
monomyarian
¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗¦a(a)rēən
adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

Monomyaria, New Latin, from mon- + my- + -aria; Monomya, New Latin, from mon- + -mya

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“Monomyaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monomyaria. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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