Definition of Osteostraci

1. Noun. Extinct group of armored fish-like vertebrates; taxonomy is not clear.

Exact synonyms: Cephalaspida, Suborder Cephalaspida, Suborder Osteostraci
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Ostracodermi, Ostracodermi
Member holonyms: Cephalaspid, Osteostracan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteostraci

Osroene
Osrohene
Ossete
Ossetes
Ossetia
Ossetian
Ossetians
Ossetic
Ossian
Ossianic
Ostariophysi
Osteichthyes
Ostend
Ostender
Ostenders
Osteostraci
Ostia
Ostia Antica
Ostian
Ostians
Ostic
Ostman
Ostmen
Ostraciidae
Ostrava
Ostrea gigas
Ostreidae
Ostrobothnia
Ostrobothnian
Ostrobothnians

Literary usage of Osteostraci

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

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"The osteostraci are distinguished from the ... are usually made to include two other groups or orders, namely the osteostraci and the ..."

2. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1870)
"Scales, Fins, and Form of the Body in osteostraci. ... clearly shows that they are not; but as yet the only osteostraci (the only ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1900)
"... belongs to the osteostraci there is thus not the smallest doubt, ... and the osteostraci. And I hare not seen reason to depart from that opinion even ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1900)
"... 2, the osteostraci, divisible into two families, ... and osteostraci are the oldest, and among them the ..."

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