Chondrichthyes

noun plural
Chon·​drich·​thy·​es | \ kän-ˈdrik-thē-ˌēz How to pronounce Chondrichthyes (audio) \

Medical Definition of Chondrichthyes

: a class comprising cartilaginous fishes with well-developed jaws and including the sharks, skates, rays, chimeras, and extinct related forms — compare cyclostomata

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“Chondrichthyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Chondrichthyes. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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