ventral fin


noun


Nearby words

  1. ventouse,
  2. ventr-,
  3. ventrad,
  4. ventral,
  5. ventral column of spinal cord,
  6. ventral horn,
  7. ventral plate,
  8. ventral plate of neural tube,
  9. ventral root,
  10. ventral thalamic peduncle

Origin of ventral fin

First recorded in 1745–55

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British Dictionary definitions for ventral fin

ventral fin

noun

another name for pelvic fin
any unpaired median fin situated on the undersurface of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates
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