One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A jawed vertebrate of the group Teleostomi, which was formerly a subclass comprising the osteichthyans (bony fishes) and frequently the acanthodians, and is now regarded as a clade that includes also the tetrapods.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From teleo- + -stome, after scientific Latin Teleostomi, group (originally subclass) name.
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