Definition of Genus petromyzon

1. Noun. Typical lampreys.

Exact synonyms: Petromyzon
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Petromyzontidae, Petromyzontidae
Member holonyms: Petromyzon Marinus, Sea Lamprey



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Petromyzon

genus Perisoreus
genus Peristedion
genus Pernis
genus Perodicticus
genus Perognathus
genus Peromyscus
genus Peronospora
genus Persea
genus Persoonia
genus Pertusaria
genus Petasites
genus Petaurista
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale
genus Petromyzon
genus Petroselinum
genus Petteria
genus Petunia
genus Peziza
genus Pezophaps
genus Phacelia
genus Phacochoerus
genus Phaethon
genus Phaius
genus Phalacrocorax
genus Phalaenopsis
genus Phalaenoptilus
genus Phalanger
genus Phalangium

Literary usage of Genus petromyzon

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1. The Wilder Quarter-century Book: A Collection of Original Papers Dedicated (1893)
"This difference in dentition, and perhaps also some other considerations, have led some zoologists to divide the genus Petromyzon into two, Petromyzon and ..."

2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1860)
"The old genus petromyzon has been subdivided into 6, according to the shape and arrangement of the teeth. The common European lamprey, or lamprey eel as it ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The old genus petromyzon has been subdivided into six, according to the shape and arrangement of the teeth. The common European lamprey, or lamprey eel as ..."

4. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1837)
"Genus, Petromyzon. Species, murinus, argenteus, fluviatilis, planeri. b. without teeth, Edentata. Gen. Ammocoetes. branchialis. — ruber, (doubtful Lac.) 2. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"... australis) the pineal sense organs have very much the same structure and relationships as in the European genus Petromyzon. ..."

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