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  1. crossopterygian, lobefin, lobe-finned fishnoun

    any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form


  1. lobefinnoun

    Any of the fish of the class Sarcopterygii


  1. lobefin

    Sarcopterygii (; from Ancient Greek σάρξ (sárx) 'flesh', and πτέρυξ (ptérux) 'wing, fins') — sometimes considered synonymous with Crossopterygii (from Ancient Greek κροσσός (krossós) 'fringe') — is a taxon (traditionally a class or subclass) of the bony fishes known as the lobe-finned fishes. The group Tetrapoda, a mostly terrestrial superclass including amphibians, sauropsids (reptiles, including dinosaurs and therefore birds) and synapsids (with mammals being the only extant group), evolved from certain sarcopterygians; under a cladistic view, tetrapods are themselves considered a subgroup within Sarcopterygii. The known extant non-tetrapod sarcopterygians include two species of coelacanths and six species of lungfishes.


  1. lobefin

    A lobefin is a type of fish that has fleshy, lobe-like fins that are supported by a bone structure. These fins may serve as precursors to the limbs of land-living vertebrates. The most well-known examples of lobefins include coelacanths and lungfishes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lobefin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lobefin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    A defilement
    B imperviousness
    C omphalos
    D calcaneus

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