Definition of Hexanchus

1. Noun. A genus of Hexanchidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Hexanchus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Hexanchidae, Hexanchidae
Member holonyms: Cow Shark, Hexanchus Griseus, Six-gilled Shark



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hexanchus

Hewitt
Hewkin
Hewlett
Hews
Hewson
Hexadnovirus
Hexadrol
Hexagrammidae
Hexagrammos
Hexagrammos decagrammus
Hexalectris
Hexalectris spicata
Hexalectris warnockii
Hexamita
Hexanchidae
Hexanchus
Hexanchus griseus
Hexapla
Hexaplas
Hexateuch
Hey
Hey's amputation
Hey's hernia
Hey's ligament
Heyd's syndrome
Heyer
Heyer-Pudenz valve
Heyerdahl
Heyns
Heyns' abdominal decompression apparatus

Literary usage of Hexanchus

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

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"None of these, however, appear before Cretaceous time, a fact which may indicate that the simplicity of structure in hexanchus and ..."

2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1876)
"It is a striking fact that in hexanchus (JZ VI. p. 524) the first branchial nerve is to ... (ii) There are in hexanchus at least five branchial nerves (in ..."

3. A Manual of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1905)
"There are always five pairs of branchial arches, except in hexanchus and Chlamydoselachus, which have six, ..."

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