heterophasia


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heterophasia

 [het″er-o-fa´ze-ah]
the utterance of words other than those intended by the speaker.

heterophasia

(het?er-o-fa'ze-a) [? + phasis, speech]
Expression of meaningless words instead of those intended. Synonym: heterolalia; heterophemia
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Nectarivorous feeding behavior is not common in babblers (Timaliidae) and has only been reported for five genera Myzornis, Alcippe, Stachyridopsis, Yuhina, and Heterophasia (Ali 1962, Rand 1967, Ali and Ripley 1987, Chen and Chou 1999, Collar and Robson 2007, Lin 2009).