ganoin

noun
gan·​o·​in
variants: or ganoine \ ˈganəwə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of ganoin

: the covering of a ganoid scale composed of a shining material that resembles enamel

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History and Etymology for ganoin

International Scientific Vocabulary gano- (from ganoid) + -in, -ine

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“Ganoin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ganoin. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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