Synentognathi

plural noun Syn·en·tog·na·thi \ˌsinə̇n‧ˈtägnəˌthī\

Definition of Synentognathi

  1. :  an order of fishes having spineless fins, united lower pharyngeal bones, and the lateral line forming a ridge along the lower lateral part of the body that includes the needlefishes, sauries, flying fishes, and halfbeaks

synentognathous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of synentognathi

New Latin, from syn- + ent- + -gnathi (from Greek gnathos jaw) — more at gnath-


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