opisthomi

Opisthomi

Op`is*tho"mi\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? behind + ? the shoulder.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of eellike fishes having the scapular arch attached to the vertebr[ae], but not connected with the skull.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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