oscine


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oscine

[′ä‚sīn]
(organic chemistry)
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Some, like the ringed turtledove, Streptopelia risoria (Nottebohm and Nottebohm 1971), and the eastern phoebe, Sayornis phoebe (Kroodsma and Konishi 1991) have a genetically determined, structurally simple and stereotyped song, whereas in all oscine passetines song is learned (Marler and Peters 1977).
Appendicular myology and relationships of the New World nine-primaried oscines (Aves: Passeriformes).