Definition of Torpedinidae

1. Noun. Electric rays.

Exact synonyms: Family Torpedinidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Torpediniformes, Torpediniformes
Member holonyms: Crampfish, Electric Ray, Numbfish, Torpedo



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torpedinidae

Torne Valley Finnish
Tornedalen
Tornwaldt
Tornwaldt's abscess
Tornwaldt's cyst
Tornwaldt's disease
Tornwaldt's syndrome
Torodal
Torontarian
Torontarians
Toronto
Toronto blessing
Toronto formula
Torontonian
Torontonians
Torpedinidae
Torpediniformes
Torquay
Torquemada
Torquemadan
Torquil
Torre's syndrome
Torrens title
Torreon
Torres Strait
Torres Strait Creole
Torrey's pine
Torrey pine
Torrey tree

Literary usage of Torpedinidae

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

1. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker (1897)
"ELECTRIC organs are present in certain Fishes, being most strongly developed in certain Rays (torpedinidae, eg, Torpedo, Hypnos) found in the Atlantic ..."

2. Text-book of Paleontology by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1902)
"torpedinidae. Miiller and Henle. Torpedoes. Trunk much depressed, forming a broad ami rounded disk with the pectoral Jin*, which do not extend forwards to ..."

3. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"In the electric rays (torpedinidae) the dorsal surface is electrically positive and the central one negative. To receive a shock one must communicate with ..."

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