order Heterosomata


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Noun1.order Heterosomata - flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes
animal order - the order of animals
Acanthopterygii, superorder Acanthopterygii - teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays
flatfish - any of several families of fishes having flattened bodies that swim along the sea floor on one side of the body with both eyes on the upper side
Bothidae, family Bothidae - a family of fish of the order Heterosomata
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The giant ganglion cells in the spinal cord of the order Heterosomata COPE (Anacanthini Pleuronectoidei Guenther).