[hoh-muh-sur-kuh l, hom-uh-]
- having an equally divided tail, characteristic of adult modern bony fishes.
Origin of homocercal
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- ichthyol of or possessing a symmetrical tail that extends beyond the end of the vertebral column, as in most bony fishesCompare heterocercal
Word Origin for homocercal
C19: from homo- + Greek kerkos tail
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