eventognathi definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order of fishes including a huge number of freshwater types for instance the carp, loach, chub, etc.
    • An order of fishes including a massive range freshwater species like the carp, loach, chub, etc.
  • others:
    • a sizable suborder of fresh-water physostomous fishes, of all parts of the world: so-called on account of the particular development of the reduced pharyngeal bones.
    • a sizable suborder of fresh-water physostomous fishes, of most countries: so named because of the peculiar growth of the lower pharyngeal bones.
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