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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a comb.

Usage examples (7)
  • Pirate perch is a stout, dark-colored fish, with a single dorsal fin and ctenoid scales on the head and body.
  • I tried to follow Agassiz's scheme of division into the order of ctenoids and ganoids, with the result that I found one of my species of side-swimmers had cycloid scales on one...
  • The distinction between the ctenoid scale types, therefore, is primarily based upon their form.
  • Cycloid Fish Scale - The primary types of fish scales include placoid, cosmoid, ganoid, ctenoid, and cycloid scales. for more
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