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ganoine


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ganoine  \Ga"no*ine\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  peculiar  bony  tissue  beneath  the  enamel  of  a  ganoid  scale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ganoine 
  n  :  shiny  substance  that  resemble  enamel  and  is  secreted  by  the 
  corium  of  certain  fishes  (especially  ganoid  fishes)  and 
  composes  the  outer  layer  of  their  scales  [syn:  {ganoin}] 




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