Definition of Ctenoid. Meaning of Ctenoid. Synonyms of Ctenoid

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Definition of Ctenoid

Ctenoid
Ctenoid Cte"noid (t[=e]"noid or t[e^]n"oid), a. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having a comblike margin, as a ctenoid scale. (b) Pertaining to the Ctenoidei. -- n. A ctenoidean.

Meaning of Ctenoid from wikipedia

- fishes are covered with the cycloid scales of salmon and carp, or the ctenoid scales of perch, or the ganoid scales of sturgeons and gars. Cartilaginous...
- type of a perch is somewhat long and rounded. True perch have "rough" or ctenoid scales. On the anterior side of the head are the maxilla and lower mandible...
- unusually far forward under the chin or under the belly. Scales are usually ctenoid (rough to the touch), although sometimes they are cycloid (smooth to the...
- ganoid (various fossil fish but also living gars and bichirs), cycloid, and ctenoid (these last two are found on most bony fish). There are even fish that...
- in English orthography for /t/ in a few words of Gr**** origin, such as ctenoid. When not initial, it represents /kt/, as in act. ⟨cu⟩ is used in the orthographies...
- Homoiostelea (solutes), the Homostelea (cinctans), and the Ctenocystoidea (ctenoid-bearing homalozoans). They have recently been recognised as a polyphyletic...
- then divided into two subgroups which are the cycloid scales, and the ctenoid scales. All these scales have a base of bone that they all originate from...
- forbids sturgeon, as they have ganoid scales instead of the permitted ctenoid and cycloid scales. While all Orthodox groups forbid the consumption of...
- and a serrated flap above the origin of the lateral line. Its scales are ctenoid. In cross section, the fish is compressed and the dorsal head profile clearly...
- species it may not be attached. If there are scales they are typically ctenoid. They normally have a single dorsal fin which is frequently incised. The...