physostomous

adjective

phy·​sos·​to·​mous
variants or less commonly physostomatous
¦fīsō¦stämətəs,
-stōm-
1
: of or relating to a physostome or the Physostomi : isospondylous
2
: having a duct between the air bladder and alimentary canal

Word History

Etymology

physostomous from New Latin Physostomi + English -ous; physostomatous from phys- + -stomatous

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“Physostomous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physostomous. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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