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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ichthyology: A nerve of some fishes, as sharks, formed by the coalescence of the ventral or anterior roots of the last three cranial nerves, and extending to certain muscles of the shoulder-girdle.
  • noun [capitalized] A genus of fishes, containing the halibut: same as Hippoglossus.
  • noun In anatomy, same as hypoglossal.

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