anury

noun
an·​u·​ry | \ ˈanyərē, -ri \
plural -es

Definition of anury

zoology
: absence of a tail the inheritance of anury in mice

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History and Etymology for anury

an- + Greek oura tail + English -y

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“Anury.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anury. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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