Definition of Hyperoartia

1. Noun. Lampreys as distinguished from hagfishes.




Definition of Hyperoartia

1. n. pl. An order of marsipobranchs including the lampreys. The suckerlike moth contains numerous teeth; the nasal opening is in the middle of the head above, but it does not connect with the mouth. See Cyclostoma, and Lamprey.

Medical Definition of Hyperoartia

1. An order of marsipobranchs including the lampreys. The suckerlike moth contains numerous teeth; the nasal opening is in the middle of the head above, but it does not connect with the mouth. See Cyclostoma, and Lamprey. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperoartia

hypernoea
hypernoia
hypernomic
hypernova
hypernovae
hypernovas
hypernuclear
hypernuclei
hypernucleus
hypernutrition
hypernym
hypernymic
hypernymous
hypernyms
hypernymy
hyperoartia (current term)
hyperoctahedral
hyperon
hyperoncotic
hyperonic
hyperons
hyperonychia
hyperonym
hyperonyms
hyperonymy
hyperoodon
hyperoodons
hyperope
hyperoperation
hyperoperations

Literary usage of Hyperoartia

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1. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"ORDER C.-hyperoartia. (The Lampreys.) Nasal duct a blind sac, not penetrating the palate. This order is equivalent to the single family ..."

2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1883)
"ORDER C.-hyperoartia. (The Lampreys.) Nasal duct a blind sac, not penetrating the palate. This order is equivalent to the single family ..."

3. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"... and hyperoartia (Lampreys), which have been usually regarded as simple ... and hyperoartia, as well as those between the .Pisces, as represented by the ..."

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