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[fahy-suh-klis-tuh s] /ˌfaɪ səˈklɪs təs/

adjective, Ichthyology.
having the air bladder closed off from the mouth.
(of fishes) having an air bladder that is not connected to the alimentary canal Compare physostomous


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