coraciiform


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coraciiform

(ˌkɒrəˈsaɪɪˌfɔːm)
adj
(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Coraciiformes, an order of birds including the kingfishers, bee-eaters, hoopoes, and hornbills
[C20: from New Latin Coracias name of genus, from Greek korakias a chough + -i- + -form; related to Greek korax raven]
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Infection of coraciiform birds with M genavense, which was suspected in another study, (12) was proven, widening the host range of M genavense.
Birds included in the study comprised 15 species in the orders Passeriformes, Psittaciformes, Coliiformes, Columbiformes, Coraciiformes, and Ciconiiformes.
Some evidence suggests that the thermoregulatory physiology of coraciiform birds in general may be unusual.