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|Noun||1.||Osteichthyes - a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage|
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
bony fish - any fish of the class Osteichthyes
Crossopterygii, subclass Crossopterygii - fishes having paired fins resembling limbs and regarded as ancestral to amphibians
Dipnoi, subclass Dipnoi - bony fishes of the southern hemisphere that breathe by a modified air bladder as well as gills; sometimes classified as an order of Crossopterygii
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders