Neornithes

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From Ancient Greek prefix νεο-(neo-), from νέος(néos, new, young) and ὄρνις(órnis, bird)

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Neornithes

  1. A taxonomic infraclass within the class Aves – all modern birds, characterized by many adaptations for flight, such as a four-chambered heart and feathers, and differentiated from other, older birds by having a beak with no teeth.

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