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Created 27 July 2007  +
CurationStatus pending_final_vetting  +
DefinitionSource UMLS +
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)
GbifID 13140964  +
Id birnlex_482  +
Label Actinopterygii  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 29 May 2009 23:08:18  +
ModifiedDate 29 May 2009  +
SuperCategory Euteleostomi  +
TaxID 7898  +
TaxKey 62370  +
TaxName Actinopterygii  +
Umlscui C0998822  +
Categories Euteleostomi
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