Osteichthyes

Osteichthyes

[os-tee-ik-thee-eez]
noun
the class comprising the bony fishes.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek osté(on) bone (see oste-) + ichthýes fish (plural of ichthȳ́s)

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