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[ih-las-muh-brangk, ih-laz-] /ɪˈlæs məˌbræŋk, ɪˈlæz-/

belonging or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii, the subclass of cartilaginous fishes comprising the sharks and rays.
an elasmobranch fish.
/ɪˈlæsməˌbræŋk; ɪˈlæz-/
any cartilaginous fish of the subclass Elasmobranchii (or Selachii), which includes the sharks, rays, dogfish, and skates
of, relating to, or belonging to the Elasmobranchii
Any of numerous cartilaginous fishes of the subclass Elasmobranchii, having five to seven gill slits on each side, dermal denticles for scales, and a small respiratory opening (spiracle) behind each eye. The pectoral fins of elasmobranchs are often greatly enlarged. Elasmobranchs include the sharks, rays, and skates.


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