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Noun: elasmobranch (elasmobranchs)  i'las-mu,brangk
  1. Any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates
    - selachian

Derived forms: elasmobranchs

Type of: cartilaginous fish, chondrichthian

Part of: Elasmobranchii, Selachii, subclass Elasmobranchii, subclass Selachii

Encyclopedia: Elasmobranch