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Definition of Tanystomata

Tanystomata Tan`y*stom"a*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to stretch + ?, ?, mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of dipterous insects in which the proboscis is large and contains lancelike mandibles and maxill[ae]. The horseflies and robber flies are examples.

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