<zoology> One of a group of plectognath fishes (Gymnodontes), having the teeth and jaws consolidated into one or two bony plates, on each jaw, as the diodonts and tetradonts. See Bur fish, Globefish, Diodon.

Origin: Gr. Gymnos naked +, tooth.

(01 Mar 1998)

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