ichthyoid

[ik-thee-oid]
noun
  1. any fishlike vertebrate.

Origin of ichthyoid

From the Greek word ichthyoeidḗs, dating back to 1850–55. See ichthy(o)-, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for ichthyoid

ichthyoid

adjective Also: ichthyoidal
  1. resembling a fish
noun
  1. a fishlike vertebrate
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ichthyoid in Medicine

ichthyoid

[ĭkthē-oid′]
n.
  1. A fish or fishlike vertebrate.
adj.
  1. Characteristic of or resembling a fish.
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