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sub·or·der hys·tri·co·mor·pha

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  1. Hystricomorpha, suborder Hystricomorphanoun

    an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc.


  1. suborder hystricomorpha

    Hystricomorpha is a suborder of the order Rodentia that comprises a large number of species of rodents, including porcupines, chinchillas, guinea pigs, and capybaras among others. It is characterized by a unique arrangement of the masseter (jaw muscles) and associated skull structures, allowing for more efficient gnawing. The suborder is predominantly distributed in the tropics and subtropics regions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder hystricomorpha in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder hystricomorpha in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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