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Definition of Chondropterygii

Chondropterygii
Chondropterygii Chon*drop`te*ryg"i*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? cartilage + ?, ?, wing, fin.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of fishes, characterized by cartilaginous fins and skeleton. It includes both ganoids (sturgeons, etc.) and selachians (sharks), but is now often restricted to the latter. [Written also Chondropterygia.]

Meaning of Chondropterygii from wikipedia

- Chondrichthyes (/kɒnˈdrɪkθi.iːz/; from Ancient Gr****: χονδρ- chondr- 'cartilage', ἰχθύς ichthys 'fish') is a class that contains the cartilaginous fishes...
- additional orders of fish: Malacopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Branchiostegi, Chondropterygii, and Plagiuri. Artedi developed standard methods for making counts...
- lungs, it will be a Lizard: for under all the sky it differs from Chondropterygii and Plagiuri." In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, Linnaeus named...
- xii + 583 p - 166 figs Day, Francis (July 11, 1889) Fishes Volume I Chondropterygii, Teleoste (Physostomi; Acanthopterygii: Percidae) Day, Francis (September...