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mesopterygoid

adjective meso·pterygoid \ ¦me|(ˌ)zō , ¦mē| , |(ˌ)sō+ \

Definition of mesopterygoid

: oriented with respect to the pterygoids; specifically : being or relating to a part or a process of the pterygoid bone of a bird, to a distinct pterygoid element of a bony fish articulating in front with the palatine, behind with the metapterygoid, and laterally with the pterygoid, or to the space in a mammal between the pterygoids of opposite sides

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Origin and Etymology of mesopterygoid

mes- + pterygoid, adjective


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mesopterygoid

noun \ " \

Definition of mesopterygoid

: a mesopterygoid part (as a bone)

Origin and Etymology of mesopterygoid

mes- + pterygoid, noun


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