Definition of Elasmobranch

1. Noun. Any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates.

Exact synonyms: Selachian
Generic synonyms: Cartilaginous Fish, Chondrichthian
Group relationships: Elasmobranchii, Selachii, Subclass Elasmobranchii, Subclass Selachii
Specialized synonyms: Shark, Ray



Definition of Elasmobranch

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii.

Definition of Elasmobranch

1. Noun. Any of many cartilaginous fish of the subclass ''Elasmobranchii'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elasmobranch

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Medical Definition of Elasmobranch

1. Of or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii. One of the Elasmobranchii. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elasmobranch

elapid
elapid snake
elapid venoms
elapidae
elapids
elapine
elaps
elapse
elapsed
elapsed time
elapses
elapsing
elapsion
elase
elasipoda
elasmobranch (current term)
elasmobranches
elasmobranchiate
elasmobranchiates
elasmobranchii
elasmobranchs
elasmosaurid
elasmosaurids
elasmosaurus
elastance
elastance unit
elastane
elastase
elastases
elastic

Literary usage of Elasmobranch

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

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"Upon the Structure and Development of the Enamel of elasmobranch Fishes." By CHARLES S. TOMES, MA, FRS Received February 7,—Read February 17, 1898. ..."

2. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"Three views of the developing egg of an gtalk elasmobranch, showing the embryo, the blasto- - 855^ The head . ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1877)
"THE DEVELOPMENT OF elasmobranch FISHES. By FM BALFOUR, BA Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. ... elasmobranch ..."

4. A Text-book of the Principles of Animal Histology by Ulric Dahlgren, William Allison Kepner (1908)
"ELECTRIC TISSUE OF elasmobranch FISHES The electric tissues of Raja ocellata consist of two modifie regions of the tail muscle; a symmetrical spindle-shaped ..."

5. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1881)
"The roof of the cavity is thin, being composed in the Amphibian embryo of epiblast alone, and in the elasmobranch of epiblast and lower layer cells. ..."

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