Het`e*ro*so"ma*ti (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. other + , , body.] Zool.

An order of fishes, comprising the flounders, halibut, sole, etc., having the body and head asymmetrical, with both eyes on one side. Called also Heterosomata, Heterosomi.

 

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