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

Definition of Chondropterygii

in former classifications
: a group of fishes including the elasmobranchs, sturgeons, and lampreys

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History and Etymology for Chondropterygii

New Latin, from chondr- + -pterygii

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“Chondropterygii.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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