Definition of malleoramate in English:

malleoramate

adjective

Zoology
  • Of a rotifer: having the mallei fixed to the rami of the incus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Thomas Hudson (1828–1903), naturalist. From classical Latin malleus malleus + -o- + ramus + -ate. For the formation compare malleoincudal.

Pronunciation

malleoramate

/malɪəʊˈreɪmət/