Chondropterygia
Chondropterygii Chon*drop`te*ryg"i*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? cartilage + ?, ?, wing, fin.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of fishes, characterized by cartilaginous fins and skeleton. It includes both ganoids (sturgeons, etc.) and selachians (sharks), but is now often restricted to the latter. [Written also {Chondropterygia}.] [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Chondropterygii — Chon*drop te*ryg i*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? cartilage + ?, ?, wing, fin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of fishes, characterized by cartilaginous fins and skeleton. It includes both ganoids (sturgeons, etc.) and selachians (sharks), but is now often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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