Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the spines of the dorsal fin asymmetrical, or thickened alternately on the right and left sides.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the spines of the dorsal fin unsymmetrical, or thickened alternately on the right and left sides.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In ichthyology having asymmetrical dorsal and anal fin-spines, alternately broader on one side than on the other; not homacanth.

Etymologies

hetero- + Ancient Greek a spine. (Wiktionary)

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