Cyprinidae

noun plural
Cy·​pri·​ni·​dae | \ sə-ˈprin-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Cyprinidae (audio) , -ˈprīn- How to pronounce Cyprinidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Cyprinidae

: a large family (order Ostariophysi) of freshwater fishes that includes the carps, barbels, tenches, breams, goldfishes, chubs, dace, shiners, and most of the freshwater minnows

Other Words from Cyprinidae

cyprinid \ ˈsip-​rə-​nəd How to pronounce cyprinid (audio) \ noun or adjective

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“Cyprinidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cyprinidae. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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