syngnathiform

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syngnathiform (plural syngnathiforms)

  1. (zoology) Any fish of the order Syngnathiformes.
    • 2014, Hermann Ehrlich, Biological Materials of Marine Origin: Vertebrates, page 230:
      Dermal plates, which are composed exclusively of bone, are known for representatives of taxa like syngnathiforms, tetraodontiforms and gasterosteiforms.