Definition of Pharyngognathi
in some classifications
: an order or other division of teleost fishes comprising forms (as scaroid and labroid fishes and formerly cichlid and embiotocid fishes) in which the lower pharyngeal bones are united and which are now usually placed in Percoidea
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Origin and Etymology of pharyngognathi
New Latin, from pharyng- + -gnathi (from Greek gnathos jaw)
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