from The Century Dictionary.
- Funnel-shaped; infundibuliform: specifically applied to the choanoideus, a muscle of the eyeball of many animals.
- noun The choanoid muscle, or choanoideus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Anat.) Funnel-shaped; -- applied particularly to a hollow muscle attached to the ball of the eye in many reptiles and mammals.
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- adjective anatomy
funnel-shaped; applied particularly to a hollow muscleattached to the eyeballin many reptilesand mammals
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Ancient Greek χοάνη (khoanē, "funnel") + -oid.
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