Cestracion

Ces·​tra·​ci·​on | \ seˈstrāshēˌän \

Definition of Cestracion

taxonomic synonym of heterodontus

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History and Etymology for Cestracion

New Latin, from Greek kestra a kind of fish, hammer + kiōn pillar, uvula, division of the nostrils; akin to Armenian siun pillar

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“Cestracion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cestracion. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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