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teleost

(tĕl′ē-ŏst′, tē′lē-)
n.
Any of various fishes of the group Teleostei, having a protrusible upper jaw and including most of the ray-finned fishes.

teleost

any bony fish of the subclass Teleostei, containing all the present-day bony fishes, except lungfish, sturgeon and garpike.They are characterized by the presence of an AIR BLADDER.

teleost

fish of the class Osteichthyes, having the skeleton completely ossified.
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Promoter characteristics of two cyp19 genes differentially expressed in the brain and ovary of teleost fish.
Cyclic changes in fine structure of the epithelium lining the ovary of the viviparous teleost, Cymatogaster aggregate (Perciformes: Embiotocidae).
In teleosts, the external layer of the pellucid zone is responsible for the interactions between the egg and the environment (Rizzo et al.
Oda A, Morisawa M (1993) Rises of intracellular Ca2+ and pH mediate the initiation of sperm motility by hyper osmolality in marine teleosts.
2013a, 2013b) compared the morphological and histological structure of lingual dentigerous plates in extant and extinct teleosts and discussed the adaptation of plates to durophagy.
Fenvalerate toxicity to the liver in a freshwater teleost, Tilapia mossambica (Peters).
The bycatch in Chickens by weight was predominantly teleost fish (45%), with the second and third largest components being elasmobranchs and invertebrates at 28% and 27%, respectively.
Although detailed studies in teleosts have only been carried out in one marine species so far, data suggest that both mammalian and teleost aquaporins may play similar roles in regulating osmosis-induced volume changes and the passage of metabolites such as glycerol during germ cell development and the maturation and activation of spermatozoa.
In this way, silver catfish presents sperm activation only in hyposmotic solutions in relation to seminal plasma, similar to most freshwater teleosts.