Holoptychiidae

plural noun Hol·op·ty·chi·idae \ ˌhäləptəˈkīəˌdē , ˌhōl- \

Definition of Holoptychiidae

:a family of Devonian fishes (order Rhipidistia) having unossified vertebrae, teeth of complicated structure, and the body covered with imbricating cycloid enameled scales

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Origin and Etymology of holoptychiidae

New Latin, from Holoptychius, type genus + -idae


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