Chondrostei

plural noun Chon·dros·tei \känˈdrästēˌī\

Definition of Chondrostei

  1. :  an order of Teleostomi comprising fishes having a largely cartilaginous skeleton and skin that is scaleless or bears bony bucklers and including the sturgeons, paddlefishes, and extinct related fishes — compare glaniostomi, selachostomi

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Origin and Etymology of chondrostei

New Latin, from chondr- + -ostei (plural of -osteus)


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