hypopneustic

adjective
hy·​po·​pneus·​tic | \ ¦hīˌpäp¦- \

Definition of hypopneustic

: having some of the respiratory spiracles lacking or nonfunctional used chiefly of larval insects

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hypo- + -pneustic

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“Hypopneustic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypopneustic. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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