Definition of Chondrichthyes

1. Noun. Cartilaginous fishes.




Medical Definition of Chondrichthyes

1. Class of cartilaginous fishes, including the sharks, rays, and chimeras. Origin: G. Chondros, cartilage, + ichthys, a fish (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chondrichthyes

Choctaws
Chod
Chodzko's reflex
Choeronycteris
Choeronycteris mexicana
Cholargos
Cholargus
Cholmondeley
Choloepus
Choloepus didactylus
Choloepus hoffmanni
Cholon
Chomskian
Chomsky
Chomskyan
Chondrichthyes
Chondrus crispus
Chongjin
Chongqing
Chontales
Chopart
Chopart's amputation
Chopart's joint
Chopawamsic
Chopin
Chopra
Chopsticks
Chorasmia
Chordeiles
Chordospartium

Literary usage of Chondrichthyes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Paleobiology of the Williamsburg Formation (Black Mingo Group, Paleocene) of by Albert E. Sanders (1998)
"A checklist of Paleocene and Eocene sharks and rays (chondrichthyes) from the Pamunkey Group, Maryland and Virginia, USA Tertiary Research, 12(2):81-88. ..."

2. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"The first two sub-classes are nearly related to one another and are frequently regarded as sections of a single sub-class—the chondrichthyes or ..."

3. Science and Society in Early America: Essays in Honor of Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. by Randolph Shipley Klein (1986)
"Described the invertebrates, 1850-54; vertebrates, 1854-58. Subdivided Pisces (fishes) into Agnatha, chondrichthyes, and Oste- ..."

4. Science and Society in Early America: Essays in Honor of Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. by Randolph SHIPLEY KLEIN (1986)
"Described the invertebrates, 1850-54; vertebrates, 1854-58. Subdivided Pisces (fishes) into Agnatha, chondrichthyes, and Oste- ..."

5. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"Vertebrated animals in this stage of evolution may be termed chondrichthyes. Suppose the limbs and the genital ducts of the Chondrichthyan stage to be ..."

6. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1897)
"Wolffian Bladder of chondrichthyes, xxiv. 408 (note); Body, Glomeruli of, xxii. 38 ; Parenchyma of, xxii. 45 ; in Human Embryos, xxi. ..."

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