Artiodactyla

noun plural
Ar·​tio·​dac·​ty·​la | \ ˌärt-ē-ō-ˈdak-tə-lə How to pronounce Artiodactyla (audio) \

Medical Definition of Artiodactyla

: an order of hoofed mammals (as the sheep, goat, pig, camel, or ox) with an even number of functional toes on each foot — compare perissodactyla

Other Words from Artiodactyla

artiodactyl \ -​ˈdak-​tᵊl How to pronounce artiodactyl (audio) \ noun or adjective
artiodactylous \ -​tə-​ləs How to pronounce artiodactylous (audio) \ adjective

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“Artiodactyla.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Artiodactyla. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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