noun ac·tin·o·phore \ak-ˈti-nə-ˌfȯr\

Definition of actinophore



  1. :  a bony or cartilaginous element supporting the fin rays of fishes

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Origin and Etymology of actinophore

actin- + -phore

First Known Use: 1877

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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