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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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A graphical systems model to facilitate hypothesis-driven ecotoxicogenomics research on the teleost brain-pituitary-gonadal axis.
Structure and ultrastructure of the testis and sperm formation in goodeid teleosts.
Although understanding of sperm activation in teleost species is important, especially for commercial seed production, it is still a largely unknown area due to the technical difficulties of analyzing sperm motility.
The following brief survey focuses on previous research on gill-arch skeletons and their tooth plates, teeth and gill rakers in Pleuronectiformes and other teleosts (classification follows Nelson et al.
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.
Teleost fish show the largest repertoire of aquaporins among vertebrates as a result of whole genome- and lineage-specific duplications; interestingly, many duplicated genes are redundantly expressed in some tissues, which may reflect the existence of teleost aquaporin paralogs with specialized functions.
In freshwater teleost, sperm motility is induced mainly by hyposmotic pressure and by dilution of K+ seminal plasma concentration (ALAVI, 2006).