Infraclass vs Teleost - What's the difference?

infraclass | teleost |

As nouns the difference between infraclass and teleost

is that infraclass is (taxonomy) a zoological classification sometimes inserted below subclass and above superorder while teleost is a fish of the taxonomic infraclass teleostei.

As a adjective teleost is

of, or relating to the teleostei - fish with bony skeletons.

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  • (taxonomy) A zoological classification sometimes inserted below subclass and above superorder
  • teleost



  • Of, or relating to the Teleostei - fish with bony skeletons.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fish of the taxonomic infraclass Teleostei.
  • * 1969 , W. S. Hoar, D. J. Randall (editors), Fish Physiology , Volume 2: The Endocrine System, page 156,
  • There are no direct studies of the effects of arginine vasotocin or 4 Ser, 8 Ile oxytocin in the holostean bony fish. It can only be suggested that the histological evidence suggests a possible role in the control of the adenohypophysis and that systemic effects might well parallel those found in the closely related teleosts .
  • * 1997 , Academic Press, The Fish Immune System: Organism, Pathogen, and Environment , page 35,
  • After antigenic stimulation, increased amounts of lymphoid tissue does appear, in the spleen of teleosts'. The lymphoid tissue of ' teleost spleen consists of lymphoid cells, mainly small, medium, and large lymphocytes arranged in a supporting reticular cell meshwork.
  • * 2013 , (David Profumo), "Dances with Swords", Literary Review , April 2013:
  • Nevertheless, an element of real danger adds a piscine frisson to most encounters with this mysterious teleost .