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Tetradon

Definition of the noun Tetradon

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Tetradon is a genus of Tetraodontidae, described by Scopoli in 1777.

Phrases with Tetradon

  1. Genus Tetradon
  2. Borreria Tetradon
  3. Diastylis tetradon
  4. Species Borreria Tetradon
  5. species Diastylis tetradon

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Google previewA Manual of Practical Zoology: Chordates (2000)

by P.S.Verma

Tetradon is a marine fish. Comments : 1. Tetrodon (Fig. 11.50) is commonly known as globe-fish or puffer. Body is divided into head, trunk and tail. 2. The body is spherical and covered with subimbricate bony laminae. Head and anterior part of ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ... with 515 Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

The oblong sunfish, called also oblong tetradon and truncated sunfish, has the height of body less than one-half its ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

file fish poisoning, tetradon or puffer fish poisoning, clupeoid poisoning, elasmobranch and chondrichthyes poisoning, chimaeroid poisoning, cyclostome poisoning, gempylid poisoning, hallucinogenic fish poisoning, ichthyohepatoxism , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

The curious climbing-fis , which frequents the mangroves, the Protopterus or lung -fish, which lies in the mud in a state of lethargy during the dry season, the strange and poisonous Tetradon guttifer, and the herringlike Pellona a rieana, often ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1889)

A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use. With Numerous Illustrations

The Oblong Sun-fish, called also Oblong Tetradon and Truncated Sun-fish, has the height of the body less than one-half its total length. A specimen taken at Plymouth in 1734 weighed 500 lbs., but it is not often met with of so large a size.

Google previewUniversal dictionary of the English language (1898)

a new and original work presenting ... every word in the English language ... and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

The Oblong Sun-fish, called also Oblong Tetradon and Truncated Sun-fish, has the height of the body less than one-half its total length. A specimen taken at Plymouth in 1734 weighed 500 lbs., but it is not often met with of so large a size.

Google previewInternational Encyclopædic Dictionary (1897)

A New Original and Exhaustive Work of References to All English Words ... Being Also a Comprehensive Encyclopædia of All the Arts and Sciences ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

The Oblong Sun-fish, called also Oblong Tetradon and Truncated Sun-fish, has the height of the body less than one-half its total length. A sjjecimen taken at Plymouth in 1734 weighed 500 lbs., but it is not often met with of so large a size.

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

The oblong sunfish, called also oblong tetradon and truncated sunfish, has the height of body less than one-hr.lf its total length. A specimen taken at Plymouth, England, in 1734, weighed 500 pounds, but it is not often met with of so large a ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper, Klein Grant

The genus tetradon, in one species, more properties in common with the former than f with. 1179 SEC SEC.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

Tetradon(t-).] a. In ichth., having (apparently) (our teeth; of or pertaining to the Ibtrodontidw. 11. n. Same as tetrodon, 2. Also tetraodont. Iotrodontidzs (tet-ro-don 'ti-dé), n. pl. [NL., ( Tetrodon(t-) + 41142.] A family of plectognath fishes, of which ...

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