<zoology> A plectognath fish of the genera Diodon, Tetrodon, and allied genera. The globefishes can suck in water or air and distend the body to a more or less globular form.
Synonyms: porcupine fish, and sea hedgehog. See Diodon.
(01 Mar 1998)
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