perissodactylamedical dictionary

<zoology> A division of ungulate mammals, including those that have an odd number of toes, as the horse, tapir, and rhinoceros; opposed to Artiodactyla.

Origin: NL, from Gr. Odd (fr. Over) + finger.

(01 Mar 1998)

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