chondrichthians

chondrichthian

[kon-drik-thee-uhn]
noun
any member of the class Chondrichthyes, comprising the cartilaginous fishes.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to chondr- chondr- + Greek ichthýes (plural) fish

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