Sarcopterygii meaning

A taxonomic class within the superclass Osteichthyes — the lungfish, coelacanths, all inct Tetrapoda, and their extinct relatives.
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(historical) A taxonomic class including only the lungfish, coelacanths, and extinct relatives.
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Origin of sarcopterygii

  • From Ancient Greek [script?] (sarkos, “flesh”) + [script?] (pteryx, “wing, fin”)

    From Wiktionary