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isospondyli


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Isospondyli  \I`so*spon"dy*li\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  'i`sos  equal 
  +  ?,  ?,  a  vertebra.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  extensive  order  of  fishes,  including  the  salmons, 
  herrings,  and  many  allied  forms. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Isospondyli 
  n  :  most  primitive  teleost  fishes;  all  are  soft-finned:  salmon; 
  trout;  herring;  shad;  sardines;  anchovies;  whitefish; 
  smelts;  tarpon  [syn:  {Isospondyli},  {order  Isospondyli}] 




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