suborder Odontoceti


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Related to suborder Odontoceti: suborder Mysticeti, Toothed whales
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Noun1.suborder Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
animal order - the order of animals
Cetacea, order Cetacea - an order of Eutheria
toothed whale - any of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc.
family Hyperodontidae, family Ziphiidae, Hyperodontidae, Ziphiidae - beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae