physostomous

adjective phy·sos·to·mous
variants: less commonly

physostomatous

\¦fīsō¦stämətəs, -stōm-\

Definition of physostomous

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a physostome or the Physostomi :  isospondylous

  2. 2 :  having a duct between the air bladder and alimentary canal

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Origin and Etymology of physostomous

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


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