Isospondyli

plural noun Iso·spon·dy·li

Definition of Isospondyli

:a large order of teleost fishes that is the most primitive group of teleosts and that includes about 50 living families (as of the herrings and salmons) whose fishes have soft-rayed fins, an air bladder connected with the alimentary canal by a duct, abdominal pelvic fins, the anterior vertebrae unmodified and similar to the others, and usually a mesocoracoid or precoracoid arch

isospondylous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of isospondyli

New Latin, from is- + -spondyli


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