Definition of lagomorph in English:


Syllabification: lag·o·morph
Pronunciation: /ˈlagəˌmôrf


  • A mammal of the order Lagomorpha; a hare, rabbit, or pika.
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    • Like some other mammal taxa, but unlike rabbits and other lagomorphs, male rodents have a baculum (penis bone).
    • This type of interaction occurs in horses, elephants, hyraxes, rodents, and lagomorphs (hares and rabbits) but is probably best exemplified in the termites.
    • Rodents and lagomorphs are prime examples of breeders among mammals and have enormous incisors for their body size.


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  • Relating to or denoting lagomorphs.
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    • In the current study, fluoride measurements of 889 lagomorph long bones from 183 features were used to develop a relative chronology of features.
    • Modem rodent and lagomorph skulls were mainly from the Condon Museum, University of Oregon.
    • Species such as P. glandulosa or P. juliflora account for 10-56% of lagomorph diets.

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