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Related to Gnathostomata: superclass Gnathostomata
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Noun1.Gnathostomata - comprising all vertebrates with upper and lower jaws
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
gnathostome - a vertebrate animal possessing true jaws
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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New thelodont (Agnatha) and possible chondrichthyan (Gnathostomata) taxa established in the Silurian and Lower Devonian of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
(a) Ancestral GH/GHR system already emerged in the basal chordate, and PRL/PRLR originated with the advent of Gnathostomata. (b) The ancestral gene, like amphioxus GHl gene, generated two genes by gene duplication early in vertebrate evolution.
Annotated checklist of fish and lamprey species (Gnathostomata and Petromyzontomorphi) of Turkey, including a red list of threatened and declining species.