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Ostariophysi

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New Latin: Ancient Greek ὀστάριον (ostárion, ossicle) (diminutive of ὀστοῦν (ostoûn, bone)) + Ancient Greek φῦσα (phûsa, bladder) + Latin -i (second declension masculine plural), referring to the Weberian apparatus.

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Ostariophysi

  1. A taxonomic superorder within the subclass Teleostei – the carps, minnows, characins, electric eels, catfish, etc.

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