Teleostei

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Teleostei large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Teleostei (Zoöl) A subclass of fishes including all the ordinary bony fishes as distinguished from the ganoids.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • teleostei The teleosts, or ordinary bony fishes; a subclass of true fishes. They have a well-developed brain, whose optic nerves cross each other, but without any chiasm; the heart is provided with a non-contractile arterial bulb; the fins have well-developed and distinct rays; the skeleton is generally completely ossified, and the backbone consists entirely or mostly of separate well-ossified vertebræ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. complete + bone

Usage

In literature:

The iris in some bony fishes (Teleostei) is not contractile.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
The principal order of fish is known as the Teleostei or bony fishes.
"Fast Nine" by Alan Douglas
In Amphibia and Teleostei it takes place upon the same type, viz.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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In science:

Spatial segregation of two common Gobius species (Teleostei: Gobiidae) in the Northern Adriatic Sea.
Overall and Pairwise Segregation Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Species Diversity and Phylogenetic Systematics of American Knifefishes (Gymnotiformes, Teleostei).
Evaluating Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Diversity: comparing humans and fish species
Spatial segregation of two common Gobius species (Teleostei: Gobiidae) in the Northern Adriatic Sea.
New Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Spatial segregation of two common Gobius species (Teleostei: Gobiidae) in the Northern Adriatic Sea.
Class-Specific Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Spatial segregation of two common Gobius species (Teleostei: Gobiidae) in the Northern Adriatic Sea.
Directional Clustering Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
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