Agnathan meaning

ăgnə-thən
Any of various fishes lacking jaws, including the hagfishes and the lampreys and many extinct groups, such as the ostracoderms.
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Any of various fishes lacking jaws, including the hagfishes and the lampreys and many extinct groups, such as the ostracoderms.
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Lacking a jaw.
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(zoology) Belonging or pertaining to the superclass Agnatha, the jawless vertebrates.
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(zoology) A member of the superclass Agnatha of jawless vertebrates.
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Origin of agnathan

  • a– Greek gnathos jaw genu-2 in Indo-European roots –an

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Agnatha, from Ancient Greek á¼€- (a-, “without") + γνάθος (gnathos, “jaw")

    From Wiktionary