Medical Dictionary

cod

noun \ˈkäd\
plural cod also cods

Medical Definition of COD

:  any of various bottom-dwelling fishes (family Gadidae, the cod family) that usually occur in cold marine waters and often have barbels and three dorsal fins: as a :  one (Gadus morhua) of the North Atlantic that is an important food fish b :  one (Gadus macrocephalus) of the Pacific Ocean

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