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- n. The posterior of the three basal cartilages of the fins of ray-finned fish
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The posterior of the three principal basal cartilages in the fins of fishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hindmost of several basal cartilages which the pterygium of a fish, as an elasmobraneh, may present. See pterygium.
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