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(English) A fish of the order Ostariophysi (characoids, cyprinoids, and siluroids) having the anterior four or five vertebrae modified as Weberian ossicles, which connect the swim bladder with the inner ear. (See also: swim bladder, Weberian apparatus)
(French) Poissons du sous-ordre des Ostariophysi (characoïdes, cyprinoïdes, et siluroïdes) ayant les quatre ou cinq vertèbres antérieures modifiées en osselets de Weber, qui connectent la vessie gazeuse à l'oreille interne. (See also: swim bladder, Weberian apparatus)
(Portuguese) Peixes da Ordem Ostariophysi, possuindo as primeiras quatro ou cinco vértebras anteriores modificadas em ossículos de Weber, que ligam a bexiga natatória ao ouvido interno. (See also: swim bladder, Weberian apparatus)

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