Definition of Fistularia

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Fistulariidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Fistularia
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Fistulariidae, Fistulariidae
Member holonyms: Cornetfish



Definition of Fistularia

1. n. A genus of fishes, having the head prolonged into a tube, with the mouth at the extremity.

Medical Definition of Fistularia

1. A genus of fishes, having the head prolonged into a tube, with the mouth at the extremity. Origin: NL, fr. L. Fistula pipe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fistularia

fistnote
fistnotes
fistounia
fists
fistsful
fistuca
fistucae
fistula bimucosa
fistula knife
fistula test
fistulae
fistular
fistularia (current term)
fistularioid
fistulas
fistulate
fistulated
fistulates
fistulating
fistulation
fistulatome
fistule
fistulectomy
fistules
fistuliform
fistulization
fistulizations

Literary usage of Fistularia

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1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"Tropical parts of the Atlantic and of the Indian Ocean. Synopsis of the Genera. Body scaleless 1. fistularia, p.. Body with small scales 2. ..."

2. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1882)
"... they are not separated from the occipital, aud arise more outwardly than in fistularia. These shields are the longest, provided anteriorly with a ridge, ..."

3. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Spine of a fistularia. 1719. Spine of a fistularia. 1720. Spine of a fistularia. 1721. Spine of a fistularia. 1722. Spine of a fistularia. 1723. ..."

4. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous Notes from the by Oliver Goldsmith (1857)
"The fistularia. The body angular, in form of a spindle ; the head pipe-fashion, with a beak; the fin covering the gills with seven rays; ..."

5. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Histological Series Contained ...by John Quekett by John Quekett (1855)
"Thin lamina of a vertebra of fistularia, showing the peculiar lacunae. Fig. 11. Portion of lower jaw of fistularia, showing elongated canaliculi given off ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1846)
"Sir Edward Belcher has deposited a Chinese specimen of this fish in the museum at Haslar. Ilab. China seas. Polynesia. fistularia IMMACULATA, Commerson. ..."

7. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"A fossil cornet-fish of very small size, fistularia longirostris, is known from the Eocene of Monte Bolea, near Verona. ..."

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