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Lancet fish
Lancet Lan"cet, n. [F. lancette, dim. of lance lance. See Lance.] 1. A surgical instrument of various forms, commonly sharp-pointed and two-edged, used in venesection, and in opening abscesses, etc. 2. (Metal.) An iron bar used for tapping a melting furnace. --Knight. Lancet arch (Arch.), a pointed arch, of which the width, or span, is narrow compared with the height. Lancet architecture, a name given to a style of architecture, in which lancet arches are common; -- peculiar to England and 13th century. Lancet fish. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large, voracious, deep-sea fish (Alepidosaurus ferox), having long, sharp, lancetlike teeth. (b) The doctor, or surgeon fish.
lancet fish
Surgeon Sur"geon, n. [OE. surgien, OF. surgien, contr. fr. chirurgien. See Chirurgeon.] 1. One whose profession or occupation is to cure diseases or injuries of the body by manual operation; one whose occupation is to cure local injuries or disorders (such as wounds, dislocations, tumors, etc.), whether by manual operation, or by medication and constitutional treatment. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of ch[ae]todont fishes of the family Teuthid[ae], or Acanthurid[ae], which have one or two sharp lancelike spines on each side of the base of the tail. Called also surgeon fish, doctor fish, lancet fish, and sea surgeon. Surgeon apothecary, one who unites the practice of surgery with that of the apothecary. --Dunglison. Surgeon dentist, a dental surgeon; a dentist. Surgeon fish. See def. 2, above. Surgeon general. (a) In the United States army, the chief of the medical department. (b) In the British army, a surgeon ranking next below the chief of the medical department.

Meaning of Lancet fish from wikipedia

- Lancetfishes are large oceanic predatory fishes in the genus Alepisaurus ("scaleless lizard") in the monogeneric family Alepisauridae. Lancetfishes grow...
- Cocco's lantern fish, Lobianchia gemellarii Spotted lanternfish, Myctophum punctatum Topside lampfish, Notolychnus valdiviae Lancet fish, Notoscopelus kroyeri...
- diet, is a flexitarian diet created by the EAT-Lancet commission as part of a report released in The Lancet on 16 January 2019. The aim of the report and...
- fish poisoning (CFP), also known as ciguatera, is a foodborne illness caused by eating reef fish contaminated with ciguatoxins. Such individual fish are...
- (I), 1908) (****anese lanternfish) Notoscopelus kroyeri (Malm, 1861) (Lancet fish) Notoscopelus resplendens (J. Richardson, 1845) (Patchwork lampfish)...
- Notoscopelus kroyeri, commonly known as the lancet fish, is a species of lanternfish in the family Myctophidae. It is endemic to the North Atlantic Ocean...
- typically feed on prawns, fish, or other cephalopods. There are a number of known predators that prey on Ocythoe. These are lancet fishes (Alepisaurus borealis...
- JA, Hammond KB, Hathaway WE (1970). "Trimethylaminuria: the fish-odour syndrome". Lancet. 2 (7676): 770–1. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(70)90241-2. PMID 4195988...
- predominantly ingests small to medium-sized bony fishes. It chases down pelagic fishes such as lancet fish, mackerel, pilchards, herring, and sauries, and...
- Gothic pointed arches were lancet lights or lancet windows, which are narrow windows terminating in a lancet arch. A lancet arch has a radius longer than...