Physoclist
Physoclist Phys"o*clist, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Physoclisti. [1913 Webster]

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  • physoclist — a species having the the gas bladder closed, with no connection to the gut. There is supposedly a connection in larvae to allow for first inflation. Adult fish must secrete gases against a pressure gradient using a gas gland and rete mirabile.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • physoclistous — adjective see physoclist II * * * /fuy seuh klis teuhs/, adj. Ichthyol. having the air bladder closed off from the mouth. Cf. physostomous. [1885 90; < NL Physoclist(i) genus name ( < Gk physo PHYSO + kleistoí, pl. of KLEISTÓS shut, verbid… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gas bladder — and thus to stay at the current water depth, ascend, or descend without having to waste energy in swimming. cite encyclopedia | title =Fish | encyclopedia =Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe 1999 | publisher =Microsoft | date =1999] The gas… …   Wikipedia

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