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Meaning of "hystricomorph" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HYSTRICOMORPH

From Latin hystrix porcupine, from Greek hustrix.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HYSTRICOMORPH

hystricomorph  [hɪˈstraɪkəʊˌmɔːf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYSTRICOMORPH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hystricomorph can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HYSTRICOMORPH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hystricomorph in the English dictionary

The definition of hystricomorph in the dictionary is any rodent of the suborder Hystricomorpha, which includes porcupines, cavies, agoutis, and chinchillas. Other definition of hystricomorph is of, relating to, or belonging to the Hystricomorpha.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYSTRICOMORPH


allomorph
ˈæləˌmɔːf
anthropomorph
ˈænθrəpəˌmɔːf
biomorph
ˈbaɪəʊˌmɔːf
ectomorph
ˈɛktəʊˌmɔːf
endomorph
ˈɛndəʊˌmɔːf
ergatandromorph
ˌɜːɡəˈtændrəˌmɔːf
gynandromorph
dʒɪˈnændrəʊˌmɔːf
homeomorph
ˈhɒmɪəˌmɔːf
isomorph
ˈaɪsəʊˌmɔːf
lagomorph
ˈlæɡəʊˌmɔːf
mesomorph
ˈmɛsəʊˌmɔːf
neomorph
ˈniːəʊˌmɔːf
ornithomorph
ˈɔːnɪθəʊˌmɔːf
perimorph
ˈpɛrɪˌmɔːf
polymorph
ˈpɒlɪˌmɔːf
pseudomorph
ˈsjuːdəʊˌmɔːf
pythonomorph
paɪˈθɒnəʊˌmɔːf
rhizomorph
ˈraɪzəʊˌmɔːf
theriomorph
ˈθɪərɪəʊˌmɔːf
xeromorph
ˈzɪərəʊˌmɔːf

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYSTRICOMORPH

hysteresis
hysteresis loop
hysteretic
hysteretically
hysteria
hysteric
hysterical
hysterically
hystericky
hysterics
hysteritis
hysterogenic
hysterogeny
hysteroid
hysteroidal
hysteromania
hysteron proteron
hysterotomies
hysterotomy
hystricomorphic

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYSTRICOMORPH

allelomorph
bimorph
dimorph
ergatomorph
homoeomorph
homomorph
hypomorph
morph
ophiomorph
paramorph
skeuomorph
trimorph
zoomorph

Synonyms and antonyms of hystricomorph in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hystricomorph» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYSTRICOMORPH

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The translations of hystricomorph from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hystricomorph» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

hystricomorph
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hystricomorph
570 millions of speakers

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hystricomorph
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hystricomorph
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

hystricomorph
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

hystricomorph
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hystricomorph
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hystricomorph
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hystricomorphes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hystricomorph
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hystricomorph
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hystricomorph
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hystricomorph
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hystricomorph
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

hystricomorph
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hystricomorph
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हास्टरिकोमोर्फ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hystricomorph
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hystricomorph
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hystricomorph
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

hystricomorph
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hystricomorph
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

hystricomorph
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

hystricomorph
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

hystricomorph
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

hystricomorph
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hystricomorph

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYSTRICOMORPH»

The term «hystricomorph» is barely ever used and occupies the 198.389 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYSTRICOMORPH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hystricomorph

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYSTRICOMORPH»

Discover the use of hystricomorph in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hystricomorph and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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New Scientist
Any professor of Symposia of the Zoological Society of London Number 34 The Biology of Hystricomorph Rodents edited by I. W. Rowlands and Barbara J. Weir The Zoological Society of London, England December 1974, xx+482pp., ...
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Life Underground: The Biology of Subterranean Rodents
Reproductive characteristics of hystricomorph rodents. In The biology of hystricomorph rodents, edited by I. W. Rowlands and B.J. Weir, 265-301. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London, 34. London: Academic Press. Weir, B.J., and I. W. ...
Eileen A. Lacey, James L. Patton, Guy N. Cameron, 2000
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Preliminary Report on Fossil Mammals from Porto Rico: With ...
A partially complete cranium with all but one of the teeth, fragments of crania and rami and fragments of humeri, ulnae, radii, femora, all affording more or less characters, of a large hystricomorph rodent of a genus seemingly distinct from the  ...
Harold Elmer Anthony, 1916
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The Biology of the Guinea Pig
The interrelationships of the New and Old World hystricomorph rodents. Univ. Calif, Berkeley, Publ. 2001. 56, l— 118. Lane-Fetter, W., ed. (1963). “Animals for Research: Principals of Breeding and Management.“ Academic Press, New York.
Joseph E. Wagner, 2014
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Asdell's Patterns of Mammalian Reproduction: A Compendium of ...
The care and management of laboratory hystricomorph rodents. Lab Anim. 1:95- 104. 11552. Weir, BJ. 1969. The induction of ovulation in the chinchilla. J Endocrinol. 43:55-60. 11553. Weir, BJ. 1970. The management and breeding of some ...
Virginia Douglass Hayssen, Ari Van Tienhoven, Ans Van Tienhoven, 1993
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Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
... from which might have been derived its wonderful radiation of hoofed animals, the Litopterna, Typotheria and Toxodontia ; together with the remarkable radiation of the hystricomorph or porcupine-like rodents and of two families of monkeys.
Thomas Lincoln Casey, Gilbert Van Ingen, Charles Lane Poor, 1901
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Reproduction in Mammals: Volume 4, Reproductive Fitness
The hystricomorph rodents, which are particularly well represented in South America, have spectacularly long gestations for their body size (see Table 2.3). They usually give birth to rather small litters of precocial (advanced) young; it has even ...
C. R. Austin, Colin Russell Austin, Roger Valentine Short, 1985
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The Wild Mammals of Wisconsin
These patterns are “sciuromorph”, “myomorph”, and “hystricomorph”. The most primitive of our rodents belong to the Sciuromorpha, characterized by the simple attachment of the mas- seter (which muscle lifts the lower jaw) to the sturdy ...
Charles A. Long, 2008
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Protein Evolution
Guinea pig and other hystricomorph rodents are exceptions: they store insulin as monomers rather than as hexamers. Although the biological significance of this is unclear at present (see below), the evolutionary readjustments that have ...
Laszlo Patthy, 2009
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Primate Evolution and Human Origins
The latter displays the "hystricomorph " disposition: the Masseter profundus (M. prof., black arrow s ) has spread forward through an enlarged infraorbital foramen (i.o.f)onto the snout. TRANSOCEAN1C M1GRAT1ONS OR PARALLEL1SM?
John G. Fleagle

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYSTRICOMORPH»

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Rats out-chew guinea pigs, out-gnaw squirrels to win 'best biter' crown
They chew better than the champion chewers in the hystricomorph group (like the guinea pig), and gnaw faster than the specialised gnawers in ... «Wired.co.uk, Apr 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hystricomorph [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hystricomorph>. Nov 2019 ».
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