from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fish of the family Labridæ. Also labridan.

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  • noun zoology Any of the family Labridae of marine fishes.


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  • Sequencing of a novel fourth vtg transcript in labrid species, and the presence of duplicated paralogs in certain model organisms supports the notion that lineage-specific gene duplications frequently occur in teleosts.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles 2009

  • The differential expression of the labrid vtg genes are further consistent with the notion that neofunctionalized Aa-type vtgs are important determinants of the pelagic or benthic character of the eggs in acanthomorph teleosts.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles 2009


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