genus Hyperoodon

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Related to genus Hyperoodon: Hyperoodon planifrons, Southern bottlenose whale
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Noun1.genus Hyperoodon - bottle-nosed whales
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Hyperodontidae, family Ziphiidae, Hyperodontidae, Ziphiidae - beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae
bottlenose whale, bottle-nosed whale, Hyperoodon ampullatus, bottlenose - northern Atlantic beaked whale with a bulbous forehead