from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the cheeks mailed, as a fish, by the extension of certain suborbital bones, especially the third suborbital, to articulate with the preopercle; sclerogenous: specifically said of the cottoids.

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  • adj. having bony plates on the sides of the head


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