Meaning of embiotocid

em•bi•ot•o•cid

Pronunciation: (em"bē-ot'u-sid -u-tos'id, -tō'sid), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Embiotocidae, comprising the surfperches.
—n.
  1. an embiotocid fish.
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