pterygial

adjective
pte·​ryg·​ial | \ təˈrij(ē)əl, (ˈ)te¦r- \

Definition of pterygial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to a pterygium

pterygial

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of pterygial (Entry 2 of 2)

: a pterygial bone or cartilage specifically : actinost

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History and Etymology for pterygial

Adjective

New Latin pterygium + English -al

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“Pterygial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pterygial. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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