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medaka

me·da·ka / məˈdäkə/ (also me·da·ka·fish / məˈdäkə ˌfish/ ) • n. a small Japanese freshwater fish of variable color that is bred for aquariums and also extensively studied in the sciences. • Oryzias latipes, family Adrianichthyidae.

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medaka (Oryzias latipes) See ORYZIATIDAE.

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