exaspidean definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the anterior scutes extending across the tarsus from the exterior side, leaving the internal part nude; said of particular wild birds.
    • obtaining the anterior scutes expanding all over tarsus on the external side, leaving the internal part nude; -- said of certain birds.
    • Having the anterior scutes extending across the tarsus in the external part, making the inner side naked; said of particular wild birds.
    • obtaining the anterior scutes expanding across the tarsus on the exterior side, making the inner part naked; -- stated of certain birds.
  • others:
    • In ornithology, having that customization of scutelliplantar tarsus in which the anterior scutella overlap all over outside, but they are lacking inside.
    • In ornithology, having that modification associated with scutelliplantar tarsus in which the anterior scutella overlap round the exterior, but are deficient inside.
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