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ichthyoid

[ik-thee-oid] /ˈɪk θiˌɔɪd/
adjective
1.
Also, ichthyoidal. fishlike.
noun
2.
any fishlike vertebrate.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Greek ichthyoeidḗs. See ichthy(o)-, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for ichthyoid

ichthyoid

/ˈɪkθɪˌɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling a fish
noun
2.
a fishlike vertebrate
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ichthyoid in Medicine

ichthyoid ich·thy·oid (ĭk'thē-oid')
n.
A fish or fishlike vertebrate. adj. or ich·thy·oi·dal (ĭk'thē-oid'l)
Characteristic of or resembling a fish.

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