plural noun Di·my·ar·ia \ˌdīˌmīˈa(a)rēə\

Definition of Dimyaria

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of Lamellibranchia comprising the bivalve mollusks with both anterior and posterior adductor muscles, sometimes used synonymously with Isomyaria but commonly including also Heteromyaria — compare monomyaria


\¦dīˌmī¦a(a)rēən\ adjective or noun


\-ī¦arik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dimyaria

New Latin, from di- + -myaria

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to cast off or become cast off

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