Pharyngognathi

Pharyngognathi

Phar`yn*gog"na*thi\, n. pl. [NL. See Pharynx, and Gnathic.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of fishes in which the lower pharyngeal bones are united. It includes the scaroid, labroid, and embioticoid fishes.
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