Definition of medaka
: a small Japanese freshwater fish (Oryzias latipes) usually silvery brown in the wild but from pale yellow to deep red in aquarium strains
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Since humans and medaka grow their skeletons in similar ways, that gives scientists a good starting point to figure out how the process actually occurs, Byrne reports.
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Origin and Etymology of medaka
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
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