Teleostean Te`le*os"te*an, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the teleosts. -- n. A teleostean fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • teleostean — TELEOSTEÁN, teleosteeni, s.m. (La pl.) Grup de peşti caracterizaţi prin coloana vertebrală şi craniul complet osoase, corpul acoperit cu solzi osoşi şi coada împărţită în două părţi egale; (şi la sg.) peşte care face parte din acest grup. ♢… …   Dicționar Român

  • teleostean — adjective see teleost …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • teleostean — noun Any of very many ray finned fish of the subclass Teleostei …   Wiktionary

  • teleosteán — s. m., pl. (sil. le os , te an) teleosteéni …   Romanian orthography

  • teleostean — tel·e·os·te·an …   English syllables

  • teleostean — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|ästēən adjective or noun Etymology: New Latin Teleostei + English an : teleost …   Useful english dictionary

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  • osteoglossomorph — ▪ fish Introduction       any member of what is widely believed to be the most primitive group of bony fishes (bony fish). This reputation stems from their rudimentary caudal skeleton and the lack of a set of intermuscular bones throughout the… …   Universalium

  • paracanthopterygian — ▪ fish Introduction       any member of the superorder Paracanthopterygii, a predatory, primarily marine group that forms one of about six major branches of the Teleostei (teleost), or bony fishes, the dominant modern aquatic vertebrates.… …   Universalium

  • perciform — ▪ fish order Introduction       any member of the order Perciformes, a group of bony fishes with more than 6,000 species placed in about 150 families. The order is the largest group of fishes in the world today. Perciform fishes occur in… …   Universalium

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