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monorhinous

[ mon-uh-rahy-nuhs ]
/ 藢m蓲n 蓹藞ra瑟 n蓹s /
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adjective Zoology.
having a single, median nostril, as the cyclostomes.
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Also mon路o路rhi路nal [mon-uh-rahyn-l], /藢m蓲n 蓹藞ra瑟n l/, mon路o路rhine [mon-uh-rahyn] /藞m蓲n 蓹藢ra瑟n/ .

Origin of monorhinous

1900鈥05; mono- + -rhinous<Greek -rhinos -nosed, adj. derivative of rh墨s, stem rhin- nose; see -ous
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