piciform


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piciform

(ˈpaɪsɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Zoology) ornithol of or relating to birds belonging to the six families which make up the order Piciformes. The best-known of these six is the Picidae family and the entire order is made up of mainly tree-haunting birds
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In the aforementioned study, only 2% of 198 piciform birds (toucans, woodpeckers, and their relatives) had neoplasms.