cyclostomes


cyclostomes
adj. (Zoology) having a rounded mouth; belonging to the Cyclostomata n. (Zoology) creature with a rounded mouth; creature which belongs to the Cyclostomata

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • cyclostomes — cy·clos·to·mes …   English syllables

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  • Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… …   Universalium

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  • Cyclostomata — This article is about the class of jawless fish. For the ancient order of stenolaemate bryozoans, see Cyclostomatida. Cyclostomes Temporal range: 430–0 Ma …   Wikipedia


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