Ginglymodi

Gin`gly*mo"di

(?), n. [NL.; cf. Gr. ginglymoid. See Ginglymoid.] (Zol.) An order of ganoid fishes, including the modern gar pikes and many allied fossil forms. They have rhombic, ganoid scales, a heterocercal tail, paired fins without an axis, fulcra on the fins, and a bony skeleton, with the vertebr convex in front and concave behind, forming a ball and socket joint. See Ganoidel.

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Gin"gly*moid

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Gin`gly*moid"al

(?), } a. [Gr. ; ginglymus + e'i^dos form: cf. F. ginglymoide, ginglymodal.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a ginglymus, or hinge joint; ginglyform.
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