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Re: Phylogeny of Maniraptora
Quoting "James R. Cunningham" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I don't know what the origin of the word 'phugoid' is. It is usually
> used to refer to the slower of the two types of pitch oscillation in
<phug-> would be the normal transcription for a root spelled phi-omicron-
upsilon-gamma, but I can't find one in my Greek dictionary.
It may be connected with the root phi-upsilon-gamma 'flight, escape', though
this would normally be transcribed <phyg->.
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University of Michigan