schizorhinal

adjective schizo·rhinal \¦skizə¦rīnəl\

Definition of schizorhinal

  1. :  having each of the bones forming the posterior contour of the osseous external nares deeply cleft instead of rounded pigeons, most shore birds, and various other birds are schizorhinal —opposed to holorhinal

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Origin and Etymology of schizorhinal

schiz- + rhin- + -al


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