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heterosomata


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heterosomati  \Het`e*ro*so"ma*ti\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  other  + 
  ?,  ?,  body.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  fishes,  comprising  the  flounders,  halibut,  sole, 
  etc.,  having  the  body  and  head  asymmetrical,  with  both  eyes 
  on  one  side  Called  also  {Heterosomata},  {Heterosomi}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Heterosomata 
  n  :  flatfishes:  halibut;  sole;  flounder;  plaice;  turbot; 
  tonguefishes  [syn:  {Heterosomata},  {order  Heterosomata}, 
  {order  Pleuronectiformes}] 




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