Definition of Pleuronectidae

1. Noun. Righteye flounders.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleuronectidae

Pleiospilos
Pleistocene
Pleistocene epoch
Pleistophora
Pleotropic
Pleroma
Plesianthropus
Plethodon
Plethodon cinereus
Plethodon vehiculum
Plethodontidae
Pleurobrachia
Pleurobrachiidae
Pleuronectes
Pleuronectes platessa
Pleuronectidae
Pleurosorus
Pleurotus
Pleurotus ostreatus
Pleurotus phosphoreus
Pleven
Plevna
Plexiglas
Plicatoperipatus
Plicatoperipatus jamaicensis
Plimmer's bodies
Plimsoll line
Plimsoll mark
Plimsoll marks

Literary usage of Pleuronectidae

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

1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"Family pleuronectidae, Bo nap. We meet here with a curious anomaly in the general law of symmetry, for,, in the fishes which compose the present family, ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"In the pleuronectidae, on the other hand, the chiasmata are monomorphic for each species; in dextral species the left nerve is dorsal, in sinistral species ..."

3. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1882)
"The pleuronectidae, or Flat-fish, are remarkable for their asymmetrical bodies. ... That the pleuronectidae are admirably adapted by their flattened and ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"With the pleuronectidae, on the other hand, the older they grow the more habitually they rest on one side, owing to the increasing flatness of their bodies, ..."

5. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"Family pleuronectidae, Bo nap. We meet here with a curious anomaly in the general law of symmetry, for,, in the fishes which compose the present family, ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"In the pleuronectidae, on the other hand, the chiasmata are monomorphic for each species; in dextral species the left nerve is dorsal, in sinistral species ..."

7. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1882)
"The pleuronectidae, or Flat-fish, are remarkable for their asymmetrical bodies. ... That the pleuronectidae are admirably adapted by their flattened and ..."

8. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"With the pleuronectidae, on the other hand, the older they grow the more habitually they rest on one side, owing to the increasing flatness of their bodies, ..."

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