"Elasmobranchii" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A subclass of cartilaginous fish comprising the SHARKS; rays; skates (SKATES (FISH);), and sawfish. Elasmobranchs are typically predaceous, relying more on smell (the olfactory capsules are relatively large) than sight (the eyes are relatively small) for obtaining their food.
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