subclass Teleostei

noun
large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
Syn: ↑Teleostei
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Osteichthyes, ↑class Osteichthyes
Member Meronyms:

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  • Teleostei — noun large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species • Syn: ↑subclass Teleostei • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Osteichthyes, ↑class Osteichthyes • Member Meronym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teleostei — Te le*os te*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? complete + ? bone.] (Zo[ o]l.) A subclass of fishes including all the ordinary bony fishes as distinguished from the ganoids. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teleostei — n. subclass of bony fishes that includes most living species (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • class Osteichthyes — noun a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage • Syn: ↑Osteichthyes • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑subphylum Vertebrata, ↑Craniata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Osteichthyes — noun a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage • Syn: ↑class Osteichthyes • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑subphylum Vertebrata, ↑Craniata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • teleost fish — noun a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei • Syn: ↑teleost, ↑teleostan • Hypernyms: ↑bony fish • Hyponyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian, ↑c …   Useful english dictionary

  • teleostan — noun a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei • Syn: ↑teleost fish, ↑teleost • Hypernyms: ↑bony fish • Hyponyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ganoidei — noun a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor like bony scales • Syn: ↑order Ganoidei • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acanthopterygii — noun teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays • Syn: ↑superorder Acanthopterygii • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alepisaurus — noun slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep sea fishes • Syn: ↑genus Alepisaurus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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