Holostean
Holostean Ho*los"te*an, a. (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to the Holostei. [1913 Webster]

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  • holostean — ▪ fish Introduction       any member of a group of primitive bony fishes (bony fish) that make up one of the three major subdivisions of the superclass Actinopterygii (ray finned fishes). Holosteans are represented today by the bowfins (bowfin)… …   Universalium

  • holostean — ho·los·te·an …   English syllables

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  • fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with …   Universalium

  • Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… …   Universalium

  • chondrostean — ▪ fish Introduction       any member of a group of primitive ray finned bony fishes (bony fish) that make up one of the three major subdivisions of the superclass Actinopterygii, the other two being the holosteans (holostean) and the teleosts… …   Universalium

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  • skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …   Universalium

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