heterosomati

Heterosomati

Het`e*ro*so"ma*ti\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? other + ?, ?, body.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of fishes, comprising the flounders, halibut, sole, etc., having the body and head asymmetrical, with both eyes on one side. Called also Heterosomata, Heterosomi.
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