chondrichthyan

/ (kɒnˈdrɪkθɪən) /

noun

zoology a technical name for a cartilaginous fish

Nearby words

  1. chondral,
  2. chondralgia,
  3. chondrectomy,
  4. chondria,
  5. chondrichthian,
  6. chondrification center,
  7. chondrify,
  8. chondrin,
  9. chondrio-,
  10. chondriosome

Word Origin for chondrichthyan

New Latin, from Greek khondros grain, cartilage + ikhthus fish

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