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Caudal fin   /kˈɑdəl fɪn/   Listen
Caudal fin

noun
1.
The tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates.  Synonym: tail fin.






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"Caudal fin" Quotes from Famous Books



... point anterior to the eyes, to the base of the tail, the ventral from the anus, which is pushed very far forward, to the base of the tail, and in some species of Solidae these fins are confluent with the caudal fin. ...
— Hormones and Heredity • J. T. Cunningham



Words linked to "Caudal fin" :   fin, heterocercal fin, homocercal fin, fish, tail fin



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