Definition of Myxinoidei
1. Noun. Hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Cyclostomata, Order Cyclostomata
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myxinoidei
Literary usage of Myxinoidei
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"The upper and lower barbules of the Myxinoidei are supported by cartilaginous rods, but there are no labial cartilages. The Lampreys have a complicated ..."
2. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"Myxinoidei. Cyclostomata in which the dorsal fin is absent or feebly developed; the branchial basket is reduced ; the pituitary sac opens posteriorly into ..."
3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"Ayers, Howard, and Jackson, CM Morphology of the Myxinoidei. 1. Skeleton and musculature. Contributions from the Morphological Lab., l'niv. Cincinnati. ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... and Myxinoidei ). II. PISCES. Characterized by having the organs of respiration (gills) and the organs of locomotion (paired fins) adapted for an ..."
5. Outlines of Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by John Sterling Kingsley (1917)
"... Well-developed dorsal fin; naro-hypophysial duct on top of head; seven gill openings on either side.—Lampreys. Sub-class II. Myxinoidei ..."