Definition of Ceratodontidae
1. Noun. Lungfishes having hornlike ridges on the teeth.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Dipnoi, Subclass Dipnoi
Member holonyms: Genus Ceratodus, Genus Neoceratodus, Neoceratodus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratodontidae
Literary usage of Ceratodontidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In the Ceratodontidae, which first appeared ¡n the Trias and have persisted to the ... These fob« are much more specialized than are the Ceratodontidae; ..."
2. German Science Reader by Frederick W. Scholz (1917)
"Ceratodus ('Ceratodontidae'): a family of one- lunged fishes, with an eel-like body, large scales, flat head and acutely ..."