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an·a·dro·mous

(an'a-drō'mus),
Denoting fish that migrate from ocean water to fresh water to spawn; some such fish harbor human pathogens.
See also: catadromous.
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anadromous

adjective Referring to the movement of fish from the sea to fresh water for breeding.
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an·a·dro·mous

(an'a-drō'mŭs)
Denotes fish that migrate from ocean water to fresh water to spawn; some such fish harbor human pathogens.
See also: catadromous
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anadromous

(of fishes such as the salmon) migrating up rivers to spawn in the shallow waters near the source. Compare CATADROMOUS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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