Definition of Hypoptilum

1. n. An accessory plume arising from the posterior side of the stem of the contour feathers of many birds; -- called also aftershaft. See Illust. of Feather.



Definition of Hypoptilum

1. Noun. (ornithology) An aftershaft. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hypoptilum

1. An accessory plume arising from the posterior side of the stem of the contour feathers of many birds. Synonym: aftershaft. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypoptilum

hypopneas
hypopneic
hypopnoea
hypoposia
hypopraxia
hypoproaccelerinaemia
hypoproconvertinaemia
hypoprofusion
hypoproliferative anaemia
hypoproteinaemia
hypoproteinemia
hypoproteinosis
hypoptila
hypoptilum (current term)
hypoptyalism
hypopyon
hypopyon ulcer
hypopyons
hyporachis
hyporadius
hyporchema
hyporeactive
hyporeflexia
hyporeninaemia
hyporeninaemic
hyporeninaemic hypoaldosteronism
hyporesponsive
hyporesponsiveness

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