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

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌī\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from tele- (II) + -ostei (from Greek osteon bone) — more at osseous
in some classifications : a subclass or other division of fishes nearly or exactly equivalent to Teleostomi

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Teleostei /tel-i-osˈti-ī/
plural noun
The bony fishes with well-developed bones
ORIGIN:teleo-1, and Gr osteon bone
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telˈeost or teleosˈtean noun and adjective

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  • 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

  • Telĕostĕi — (Knochenfische), s. Fische, S. 606 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Teleostei — Teleosteĭ, s. Knochenfische …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Teleostei — Teleostei, Knochenfische i.e.S., Überordnung der ⇒ Actinopterygii; vorherrschende und mit ca. 30000, wenige mm bis mehrere m lange Arten, die artenreichste Gruppe der ⇒ Osteichthyes und der Vertebrata. Die Entfaltung zur heutigen Formenfülle und… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Teleostei — Téléostéens …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Teleostei — Echte Knochenfische Kreisdorn Doktorfisch (Acanthurus tennenti) Systematik Unterstamm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Teleostei —   Teleósteos Perca amarilla (Perca flavescens) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Teleostei — taxobox name=Teleostei image width = 250px image caption = Yellow perch (Perca flavescens) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii infraclassis = Teleostei subdivision ranks = Superorders subdivision = Osteoglossomorpha… …   Wikipedia

  • Teleostei — см. Костистые рыбы …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Teleostei — Teleọste|i   [zu griechisch téleios »vollendet« und ostéon »Knochen«], die Echten Knochenfische.   …   Universal-Lexikon

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