Definition of Uropygial

1. a. Of or pertaining to the uropygium, or prominence at the base of the tail feathers, in birds.



2. a. Of or pertaining to the uropygium, or prominence at the base of the tail feathers, in birds.

Definition of Uropygial

1. Adjective. (ornithology) Of or pertaining to the uropygium; on the rump. ¹

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Definition of Uropygial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Uropygial

1. Of or pertaining to the uropygium, or prominence at the base of the tail feathers, in birds. Uropygial gland, a peculiar sebaceous gland at the base of the tail feathers in most birds. It secretes an oily fluid which is spread over the feathers by preening. See: Uropygium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Uropygial

uropoiesis
uropoietic
uropoietic system
uroporphyrin-III C-methyltransferase
uroporphyrinogen-III synthase
uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
uroporphyrinogens
uroporphyrins
uropsammus
uropterin
uropurpurin
uropygia
uropygial (current term)
uropygial gland
uropygid
uropygium
uropygiums
uroradiology
urorectal
urorectal fold
urorosein
urorubin
urorubrohematin
urosacral
uroschesis

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