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Origin of pygostyle
OTHER WORDS FROM pygostylepy·go·styled, adjectivepy·go·sty·lous, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pygostyle
The posterior caudal vertebrae are not united together to form a pygostyle.
The tail is short and the posterior caudal vertebrae are generally ankylosed together forming a pygostyle.
The pars caudifemoralis is flat, somewhat spindle-shaped, and passes anteroventrally from the pygostyle to the femur.Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae|William B. Stallcup
The last six or seven caudal vertebrae coalesce into the pygostyle, an upright blade which carries the rectrices.
In proportionate size (see Table 7), the pygostyle of Bombycilla is the smallest in the family.Phylogeny of the Waxwings and Allied Birds|M. Dale Arvey