Choanoid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Choanoid (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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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • choanoid Funnel-shaped; infundibuliform: specifically applied to the choanoideus, a muscle of the eyeball of many animals.
    • n choanoid The choanoid muscle, or choanoideus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. choa`nh funnel + -oid,