tomial

tomial

(ˈtəʊmɪəl)
adj
(Zoology) of or relating to a tomium
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Unique among "perching birds," shrikes have characteristics similar to many hawks including a hooked bill with a tomial tooth (a pointed projection on the outer edge of the upper bill that works a bit like a canine tooth).
Diagnosis: Emberizinae de tamano mediano distinguible de Zonotrichia y Junco por presentar el rostro corto, ancho y aplanado; tomium de orientacion subhorizontal y con el margen tomial recto en vista lateral; margenes tomiales en vista dorsal concavos (rectos en Zonotrichia y Junco); cresta central restringida a la porcion anterior del surco central.