metapterygoid

adjective
met·​ap·​ter·​y·​goid | \ ¦meˌtap¦terəˌgȯid \

Definition of metapterygoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: situated behind the pterygoid

metapterygoid

noun
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Definition of metapterygoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a metapterygoid part (as a bone)

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History and Etymology for metapterygoid

Adjective

meta- + pterygoid (noun)

Noun

meta- + pterygoid

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“Metapterygoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metapterygoid. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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