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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated upon the tail, or over the caudal region of the axial column. Compare hypural.
  • n. One of the osseous or cartilaginous neural spines, or pieces upon the upper side of the hinder end of the axial column of fishes, which may or may not support fin-rays.
  • n. Also epiural.

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