the terminal vertical fin of a fish.
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- cauda pancreatis,
- caudal anesthesia,
- caudal flexure,
- caudal transverse fissure,
- caudate lobe,
- caudate nucleus
Also called tail fin.
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the tail fin of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates, used for propulsion during locomotion
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