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Actinopterygii


  • Externally Sourced Definition: * A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales. (MSH) * A vertebrate animal usually having fins and a covering of scales or plates. It breathes by means of gills, and lives almost entirely in the water. (from Webster, 1913) (NCI) * any of numerous cold-blooded strictly aquatic craniate vertebrates that include the bony fishes and usually the cartilaginous and jawless fishes and that have typically an elongated somewhat spindle-shaped body terminating in a broad caudal fin, limbs in the form of fins when present at all, and a 2-chambered heart by which blood is sent through thoracic gills to be oxygenated. (CSP)
  • Definition Source: UMLS
  • NCBI Taxonomic Scientific Name: Actinopterygii
  • NCBI Taxonomic ID: 7898
  • GBIF Taxonomic Key ID: 62370
  • GBIF ID: 13140964

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Created27 July 2007  +
CurationStatuspending_final_vetting  +
DefinitionSourceUMLS  +
ExternallySourcedDefinition* A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebr * A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales. (MSH) * A vertebrate animal usually having fins and a covering of scales or plates. It breathes by means of gills, and lives almost entirely in the water. (from Webster, 1913) (NCI) * any of numerous cold-blooded strictly aquatic craniate vertebrates that include the bony fishes and usually the cartilaginous and jawless fishes and that have typically an elongated somewhat spindle-shaped body terminating in a broad caudal fin, limbs in the form of fins when present at all, and a 2-chambered heart by which blood is sent through thoracic gills to be oxygenated. (CSP) ugh thoracic gills to be oxygenated. (CSP)
GbifID13140964  +
Idbirnlex_482  +
LabelActinopterygii  +
ModifiedDate29 May 2009  +
SuperCategoryEuteleostomi  +
TaxID7898  +
TaxKey62370  +
TaxNameActinopterygii  +
UmlscuiC0998822  +