Definition of Cypriniformes

1. Noun. An order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi.




Medical Definition of Cypriniformes

1. An order of fish with 26 families and over 3,000 species. This order includes the family cyprinidae, loaches, carp, suckers, and electric fish. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cypriniformes

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cypress vines
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cyprinid fish
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cypriniform fish
cypriniformes (current term)
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Literary usage of Cypriniformes

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1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Phylogenetic studies of North American minnows, with emphasis on the genus Cyprinella (Teleostei: cypriniformes). Miscellaneous publications no. 80. ..."

2. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"Reproductive biology of the Rio Grande chub, Gila pandora Teleostomi: (cypriniformes) in a montane stream, New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist. ..."

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