/ (təˈrɪdʒɪəl) /
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zoology of or relating to a fin or wing
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Word Origin for pterygial
from Greek pterux wing
Words nearby pterygial
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How to use pterygial in a sentence
In Sepia, along the whole base-line of each lateral fin of the mantle (fig. 15), is a “basi-pterygial cartilage.”