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A ridge that extends over the floor of the descending horn of each lateral ventricle of the brain.
A genus of marine fishes in the order Gasterosteiformes which contains the sea horses.
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fabulous marine creature; half fish, half horse. [Rom. Myth. and Art: Hall, 154]
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