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(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the region of the cheek bone, or to the malar bone; jugal.

Origin: L. Mala the cheek: cf. F. Malaire.

(Science: anatomy) The cheek bone, which forms a part of the lower edge of the orbit.

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Re: Help for identification of bird

... that birders seem to have given a name to every inch on a bird's body. Do you know where to find a bird's wing bars, primaries, superciliary and malar stripe? These diagrams will help: Detailed Diagrams of the Parts of the Bird Body Head—Identify the supercilium, orbital ring, and crown... Body—Identify ...

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by rose67
Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help for identification of bird
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