Medical Dictionary

Chiroptera

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noun plural Chi·rop·tera \kī-ˈräp-tə-rə\

Medical Definition of Chiroptera

  1. :  an order of eutherian mammals modified for true flight comprising the recent and extinct bats

chiropter

\kī-ˈräp-tər\play noun

chiropteran

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