Definition of Hystricomorphous. Meaning of Hystricomorphous. Synonyms of Hystricomorphous

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Definition of Hystricomorphous

Hystricomorphous
Hystricomorphous Hys`tri*co*mor"phous, a. [Hystrix + Gr. ? form.] (Zo["o]l.) Like, or allied to, the porcupines; -- said of a group (Hystricomorpha) of rodents.

Meaning of Hystricomorphous from wikipedia

- four main types are described as protrogomorphous, sciuromorphous, hystricomorphous, and myomorphous. The members of this grade include nearly all of the...
- the lateral m****eter muscle along the side of the rostrum. Unlike hystricomorphous and myomorphous rodents, the medial m****eter muscle does not p**** through...
- broadest sense, it refers to any rodent (except dipodoids) with a hystricomorphous zygom****eteric system. This includes the Hystricognathi, Ctenodactylidae...
- Anomaluromorpha was erected to unite sciurognathous rodents with a hystricomorphous zygom****eteric system restricted to sub-Saharan Africa. Many authors...
- Skull of a nutria demonstrating the hystricognathous lower jaw and hystricomorphous zygom****eteric system...
- researchers consider franimorphs to have been protrogomorphous instead of hystricomorphous. Fossil evidence suggests the Entodacrya may have originated in Asia...
- perhaps the blesmols, which clearly evolved protrogomorphy from a hystricomorphous ancestor). The mountain beaver was once thought to be related to the...
- sciurognathous. The infraorbital foramen is enlarged, consistent with a hystricomorphous zygom****eteric system. The pterygoid fossae do not connect to the orbit...
- the Ctenodactylidae and the Anomaluromorpha in being simultaneously hystricomorphous and sciurognathous. The m****eteric fossa in diatomyids is enlarged...
- the zygomatic spine. Members of the family Dipodidae, which have hystricomorphous zygom****eteric morphology, have nearly horizontal, narrow zygomatic...
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