Definition of Teleostei

1. Noun. Large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species.




Definition of Teleostei

1. n. pl. A subclass of fishes including all the ordinary bony fishes as distinguished from the ganoids.

Medical Definition of Teleostei

1. A subclass of fishes including all the ordinary bony fishes as distinguished from the ganoids. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Complete + bone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teleostei

teleopsia
teleorganic
teleosaur
teleosaurid
teleosaurids
teleosaurs
teleosaurus
teleosemantic
teleosemantics
teleost
teleost fish
teleost melanophore
teleostan
teleostean
teleosteans
teleostei (current term)
teleostomi
teleosts
teleozoic
teleozoon
telepaper
telepapers
teleparallel
teleparallelism
telepath
telepathetic
telepathetically
telepathic
telepathically
telepathies

Literary usage of Teleostei

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1. An Introduction to the Study of Fishes by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1880)
"SECOND SUB-CLASS—teleostei. Heart with a non-contractile bulbus arteriosus; ... The teleostei are divided into six orders :— A. ACANTHOPTERYGII. ..."

2. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"teleostei.—This order includes the great majority > in which there is a well-ossified endoskeleton, and it snds very nearly with Cuvier's division of the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"On the Kidneys of teleostei. By W. NEWTON PARKER. The author of the present paper, in following up these investigations, finds that in some teleostei the ..."

4. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"For this reason the teleostei must be broken into many orders, and these orders are very different in value and in degrees of distinctness, ..."

5. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"For this reason the teleostei must be broken into many orders, and these orders are very different in value and in degrees of distinctness, ..."

6. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"For this reason the teleostei must be broken into many orders, and these orders are very different in value and in degrees of distinctness, ..."

7. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1881)
"teleostei. THE majority of the teleostei deposit their eggs before ... It seems in fact very probable that the teleostei are in reality derived from a type ..."

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