uropygial

[yoo r-uh-pij-ee-uh l]

adjective Ornithology.

of or relating to the uropygium.

Nearby words

  1. uroplania,
  2. uropod,
  3. uropoiesis,
  4. uroporphyrin,
  5. uroporphyrinogen,
  6. uropygial gland,
  7. uropygium,
  8. uroradiology,
  9. uroscheocele,
  10. uroschesis

Origin of uropygial

First recorded in 1865–70; uropygi(um) + -al1

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