Symbranchii
Symbranchii Sym*bran"chi*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. sy`n with + ? a gill.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of slender eel-like fishes having the gill openings confluent beneath the neck. The pectoral arch is generally attached to the skull, and the entire margin of the upper jaw is formed by the premaxillary. Called also {Symbranchia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • symbranchii — sym·bran·chii …   English syllables

  • symbranchii — simˈbraŋkēˌī noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Symbranchia : an order of teleost tropical fishes resembling the true eels (order Apodes) but having the maxillaries and premaxillaries well developed and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Symbranchia — Symbranchii Sym*bran chi*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. sy n with + ? a gill.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of slender eel like fishes having the gill openings confluent beneath the neck. The pectoral arch is generally attached to the skull, and the entire… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • symbranch — ˈsimˌbraŋk noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Symbranchii : a fish of the order Symbranchii …   Useful english dictionary

  • Synbranchiformes —   Synbranchiformes Aethiomasta …   Wikipedia Español

  • amphipnous — amˈfipnəwəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, irregular from amphi + Greek pnoē breath, from pnein to breathe : a genus of teleost fishes (order Symbranchii) comprising the cuchia …   Useful english dictionary

  • symbranchia — simˈbraŋkēə Etymology: New Latin, from sym + branchia synonym of symbranchii …   Useful english dictionary

  • synbranchii — kēˌī Etymology: New Latin, from Synbranchus synonym of symbranchii …   Useful english dictionary

  • synbranchoidea — ˌsinˌbraŋˈkȯidēə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Synbranchus, genus of synbranch fishes + oidea : a suborder of Symbranchii coextensive with the family Synbranchidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • symbranchiate — I. ēə̇t, ēˌāt adjective Etymology: New Latin Symbranchia + English ate : of or relating to the Symbranchii II. noun ( s) : symbranch …   Useful english dictionary

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