Hyperotreta
Hyperotreta Hy`per*o*tre"ta (h[imac]`p[~e]r*[-o]*tr[=e]"t[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "yperw`,n the palate + trhto`s perforated.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of marsipobranchs, including the Myxine or hagfish and the genus {Bdellostoma}. They have barbels around the mouth, one tooth on the palate, and a communication between the nasal aperture and the throat. See {Hagfish}. [Written also {Hyperotreti}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Hyperotreta — noun hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys • Syn: ↑Myxiniformes, ↑suborder Myxiniformes, ↑suborder Hyperotreta, ↑Myxinoidei, ↑Myxinoidea, ↑suborder Myxinoidei • Hypernyms: ↑animal order …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperotreta — hy·per·o·tre·ta …   English syllables

  • suborder Hyperotreta — noun hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys • Syn: ↑Myxiniformes, ↑suborder Myxiniformes, ↑Hyperotreta, ↑Myxinoidei, ↑Myxinoidea, ↑suborder Myxinoidei • Hypernyms: ↑animal order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyperotreti — Hyperotreta Hy per*o*tre ta (h[imac] p[ e]r*[ o]*tr[=e] t[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. yperw ,n the palate + trhto s perforated.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of marsipobranchs, including the Myxine or hagfish and the genus {Bdellostoma}. They have barbels… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myxinoidei — noun hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys • Syn: ↑Myxiniformes, ↑suborder Myxiniformes, ↑Hyperotreta, ↑suborder Hyperotreta, ↑Myxinoidea, ↑suborder Myxinoidei • Hypernyms: ↑animal order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myxinoidei — prop. n. A suborder of hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys. Syn: Myxiniformes, suborder Myxiniformes, Hyperotreta, suborder Hyperotreta, Myxinoidea, suborder Myxinoidei. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyclostomata — noun primitive jawless aquatic vertebrate: lampreys; hagfishes • Syn: ↑order Cyclostomata • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Agnatha, ↑superclass Agnatha …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myxiniformes — noun hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys • Syn: ↑suborder Myxiniformes, ↑Hyperotreta, ↑suborder Hyperotreta, ↑Myxinoidei, ↑Myxinoidea, ↑suborder Myxinoidei • Hypernyms: ↑animal order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myxinoidea — noun hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys • Syn: ↑Myxiniformes, ↑suborder Myxiniformes, ↑Hyperotreta, ↑suborder Hyperotreta, ↑Myxinoidei, ↑suborder Myxinoidei • Hypernyms: ↑animal order …   Useful english dictionary

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