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hyperoartia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperoartia  \Hy`per*o*ar"ti*a\,  n.  pl  [NL.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  marsipobranchs  including  the  lampreys.  The 
  suckerlike  moth  contains  numerous  teeth;  the  nasal  opening  is 
  in  the  middle  of  the  head  above,  but  it  does  not  connect  with 
  the  mouth.  See  {Cyclostoma},  and  {Lamprey}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hyperoartia 
  n  :  lampreys  as  distinguished  from  hagfishes  [syn:  {Petromyzoniformes}, 
  {suborder  Petromyzoniformes},  {Hyperoartia},  {suborder 
  Hyperoartia}] 




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