• Definition for "ostariophysi"
    • Those fishes that have a chain of osselets…
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  • Hypernym for "ostariophysi"

ostariophysi definition

  • others:
    • Those fishes that have a chain of osselets involving the air-bladder as well as the mind, like the characinoid, eventognath, gymnotoid, and nematognath kinds.
  • noun:
    • in a few classifications considered a superorder comprising the Cypriniformes and the Siluriformes
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