Definition of Hyperotreta

1. Noun. Hagfishes as distinguished from lampreys.




Definition of Hyperotreta

1. n. pl. An order of marsipobranchs, including the Myxine or hagfish and the genus Bdellostoma. They have barbels around the mouth, one tooth on the palate, and a communication between the nasal aperture and the throat. See Hagfish.

Medical Definition of Hyperotreta

1. An order of marsipobranchs, including the Myxine or hagfish and the genus Bdellostoma. They have barbels around the mouth, one tooth on the plate, and a communication between tionnasal aperture and the throat. See Hagfish. Alternative forms: Hyperotreti. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. The plate + perforated. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperotreta

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hyperostotic spondylosis
hyperotreta (current term)
hyperovulation
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hyperoxymuriates

Literary usage of Hyperotreta

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1. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1899)
"hyperotreta, 2. aa. Nostril a blind sac not entering the palate; gill openings close behind the head ; eyes well developed in the adult. ..."

2. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"... Lankester has for the first time differentiated as classes the hyperotreta ... The differences between the hyperotreta and ..."

3. Manual of the Vertebrates of the Northern United States: Including the by David Starr Jordan (1878)
"FAMILIES OF hyperotreta. * One external aperture on each side of body, leading by six ducts to as many branchial sacs; no spiral valve; marine parasites, ..."

4. Magazine of Zoology and Botany by Prideaux John Selby, George Johnston, William Jardine (1837)
"Family, hyperotreta. With the palate perforated. Genus 3. Myxine. 4. ... Family, hyperotreta. With the palate perforated. ..."

5. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"The median fins are relatively larger, and are more subdivided than in the hyperotreta. Various species of the Lamprey occur in the temperate parts of the ..."

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