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ichthyoid

[ ik-thee-oid ]
/ ˈɪk θiˌɔɪd /
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adjective

Also ich·thy·oi·dal . fishlike.

noun

any fishlike vertebrate.

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Origin of ichthyoid

From the Greek word ichthyoeidḗs, dating back to 1850–55; see origin at ichthy-, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for ichthyoid

ichthyoid
/ (ˈɪkθɪˌɔɪd) /

adjective Also: ichthyoidal

resembling a fish

noun

a fishlike vertebrate
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Medical definitions for ichthyoid

ichthyoid
[ ĭkthē-oid′ ]

n.

A fish or fishlike vertebrate.

adj.

Characteristic of or resembling a fish.
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