Definition of Dipnoan

1. Noun. (zoology) Any of several fish, of the family ''Dipnoi'', that have modified lungs and can breath out of water ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dipnoan

1. a lungfish [n -S] - See also: lungfish

Dipnoan Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Dipnoan Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dipnoan

diplosomia
diplostemonous
diplostemony
diplotene
diplotenes
diploteratology
diplozoa
diplozoon
dipluran
dipmein
dipnet
dipnets
dipnetted
dipnetting
dipneumona
dipnoan (current term)
dipnoans
dipnoi
dipnoous
dipodal
dipodia
dipodic
dipodies
dipodomys
dipody
dipolar
dipolar buffer
dipolar ions
dipolarophile
dipolarophiles

Literary usage of Dipnoan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1902)
"The Genito-urinary Organs of dipnoan Fishes. By J. GRAHAM KERR, MA, Christ's College. [Head 20 January 1902.] LEPIDOSIREN. Pronephros. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"... region has as much affinity with the Neotropical fauna as with any other, in its Characin and and Cichlid families, and in the dipnoan subclass. ..."

3. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"That of the dipnoan is much the same. The development of a typical fish mouth is the next step in evolution and with its appearance we note the decline of ..."

4. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"As to dipnoan relationships the paper of Louis Dolio is easily of the first value; ... of Eastman as to the early derivation of the dipnoan dentition. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Dipnoan

Search for Dipnoan on Dictionary.com!Search for Dipnoan on Thesaurus.com!Search for Dipnoan on Google!Search for Dipnoan on Wikipedia!

Search