Isospondyli
Isospondyli I`so*spon"dy*li, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'i`sos equal + ?, ?, a vertebra.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive order of fishes, including the salmons, herrings, and many allied forms. [1913 Webster]

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  • Isospondyli — noun most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon • Syn: ↑order Isospondyli • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • isospondyli — iso·spon·dy·li …   English syllables

  • order Isospondyli — noun most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon • Syn: ↑Isospondyli • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacop …   Useful english dictionary

  • salmoniform — ▪ fish Introduction       any member of the order Salmoniformes, a diverse and complex group of fishes. The order consists of about 1,000 species in the freshwaters and in the oceans of the world. Included are the familiar trout, salmon, and pike …   Universalium

  • Clupeidae — noun herrings; shad; sardines; etc. • Syn: ↑family Clupeidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coregonidae — noun soft finned fishes comprising the freshwater whitefishes; formerly included in the family Salmonidae • Syn: ↑family Coregonidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myctophidae — noun deep sea fishes comprising the lantern fishes • Syn: ↑family Myctophidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Osmeridae — noun smelts • Syn: ↑family Osmeridae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Albulidae — noun bonefish • Syn: ↑family Albulidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Isospondyli, ↑order Isospondyli • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

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