agnathan

[ag-nuh-thuh n]
adjective
  1. agnathous.

Origin of agnathan

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British Dictionary definitions for agnathan

agnathan

noun
  1. any jawless eel-like aquatic vertebrate of the superclass Agnatha, which includes the lampreys and hagfishes
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the superclass AgnathaSee also cyclostome

Word Origin for agnathan

C19: from New Latin agnatha, from a- 1 + Greek gnathos jaw
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agnathan in Science

agnathan

[ăgnə-thən]
Adjective
  1. Lacking a jaw.
Noun
  1. See jawless fish.
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