adjective geph·y·ro·cer·cal \¦jefə(ˌ)rō¦sərkəl\

Definition of gephyrocercal

  1. 1 :  having the dorsal and anal fins confluent at the aborted end of the vertebral column of a fish's tail

  2. 2 :  having or relating to a gephyrocercal tail


noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of gephyrocercal

Greek gephyro- (from gephyra) + English -cercal

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a trip made at another's expense

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