Ichthyornithiformes


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Ichthyornithiformes

[‚ik·thē‚ȯr·nə·thə′fȯr‚mēz]
(paleontology)
An order of ancient fossil birds including strong flying species from the Upper Cretaceous that possessed all skeletal characteristics of modern birds.
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