lepidotrichium

noun
lep·​i·​do·​trich·​i·​um | \ ˌlepədōˈtrikēəm \
plural lepidotrichia\ -​ēə \

Definition of lepidotrichium

: one of the elongated jointed rays in the fins of certain bony fishes representing highly modified rows of scales

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History and Etymology for lepidotrichium

New Latin, from lepid- + trich- + -ium

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“Lepidotrichium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lepidotrichium. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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