plural noun Chon·drop·te·ryg·ii \ˌkänˌdräptəˈrijēˌī\

Definition of Chondropterygii

in former classifications

  1. :  a group of fishes including the elasmobranchs, sturgeons, and lampreys

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Origin and Etymology of chondropterygii

New Latin, from chondr- + -pterygii

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