Plectognathi


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Plectognathi

[plek′täg·nə‚thī]
(vertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Tetraodontiformes.
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The fishes of the Red Sea: order Plectognathi. Publications of the Marine Biological Station, Al Ghardaqa (Red Sea) 8, Cairo University Press.
A reinterpretation of the mechanism of extension of tetraodontid pufferfish postcleithral apparatus, with notes on the oblique eye muscles of the Diodontidae (Plectognathi).