oligomyoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Having few or imperfect syringeal muscles; -- stated of some passerine birds (Oligomyodi).
  • others:
    • In ornithology, having couple of or imperfectly differentiated muscle tissue regarding the syrinx: applied to a lowered variety of wild birds of order Passeres, including the Clamatores or Mesomyodi, and synonymous with mesomyodian, but of less specific signification.
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