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  • adj. funnel-shaped; applied particularly to a hollow muscle attached to the eyeball in many reptiles and mammals

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Funnel-shaped; -- applied particularly to a hollow muscle attached to the ball of the eye in many reptiles and mammals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Funnel-shaped; infundibuliform: specifically applied to the choanoideus, a muscle of the eyeball of many animals.
  • n. The choanoid muscle, or choanoideus.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek χοάνη (khoanē, "funnel") + -oid. (Wiktionary)

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