gymnodont definition

  • noun:
    • certainly one of a group of plectognath fishes (Gymnodontes), obtaining the teeth and jaws consolidated into some bony dishes on each jaw.
    • among a group of plectognath fishes (Gymnodontes), having the teeth and jaws consolidated into several bony dishes, for each jaw, while the diodonts and tetradonts. See bur fish, globefish, diodon.
    • A gymnodont fish; the Gymnodontidæ.
  • others:
    • Having naked teeth; specifically, pertaining to or having the characters of the Gymnodontidæ.

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