hypural definition

  • adjective:
    • beneath the tail; placed on the bones that support the caudal fin rays in many fishes.
    • beneath the end; -- placed on the bones which support the caudal fin rays in most fishes.
  • others:
    • Situated beneath or in the underneath region of the end: specifically used in ichthyology to bones beneath the axis regarding the end, promoting finrays.
  • noun:
    • In icnth., the bone tissue winch supports the caudal fin.
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