Definition of Ceratodontidae

1. Noun. Lungfishes having hornlike ridges on the teeth.

Exact synonyms: Family Ceratodontidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Dipnoi, Subclass Dipnoi
Member holonyms: Genus Ceratodus, Genus Neoceratodus, Neoceratodus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratodontidae

Cepphus
Cepphus columba
Cepphus grylle
Ceqli
Ceram Sea
Cerambycidae
Cerapteryx
Cerapteryx graminis
Cerastes cornutus
Cerastium
Cerastium alpinum
Cerastium arvense
Cerastium tomentosum
Ceratitis
Ceratitis capitata
Ceratodontidae (current term)
Ceratonia
Ceratonia siliqua
Ceratopetalum
Ceratopetalum gummiferum
Ceratophyllaceae
Ceratophyllidae
Ceratophyllum
Ceratophyllus
Ceratopogon
Ceratopsia
Ceratopsidae
Ceratopteris
Ceratopteris pteridioides
Ceratopteris thalictroides

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 ..."

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