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ganoin

[gan-oh-in] /ˈgæn oʊ ɪn/
noun, Ichthyology
1.
a hard, shiny, enamellike substance secreted by the corium, composing the outer layer of the scales of certain fishes.
Also, ganoine.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; gano(id) + -in2
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