Agnathan



any member of the vertebrate class .
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noun
any jawless eel-like aquatic vertebrate of the superclass Agnatha, which includes the lampreys and hagfishes
adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the superclass Agnatha See also cyclostome
agnathan
(āg’nə-thən)
Adjective Lacking a jaw.

Noun See jawless fish.

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