Ichthyopterygium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ichthyopterygium (Anat) The typical limb, or lateral fin, of fishes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ichthyopterygium The free appendage of the scapular or pelvic girdle modified as a fin: contrasted with chiropterygium.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. 'ichqy`s -y`os, a fish + a fin