Physostomous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Physostomous (Zoöl) Having a duct to the air bladder.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • physostomous Having the mouth and air-bladder connected by an air-duct, as a fish; specifically, of or pertaining to the Physostomi. Also physostomatous, physostome.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Physostomous fī-sos′tō-mus having mouth and air-bladder connected by an air-duct, as a fish.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. physa, bellows, stoma, a mouth.