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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Ventral fins(0.01525 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: ventral fin
n : either of a pair of fins attached to the pelvic girdle in
fishes that help control the direction of movement;
correspond to hind limbs of a land vertebrate [syn: pelvic fin
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Ventral fins
Ventral \Ven"tral\, a. [L. ventralis, fr. venter the belly;
perhaps akin to G. wanst: cf. F. ventral.]
1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the belly, or
ventral side, of an animal or of one of its parts; hemal;
abdominal; as, the ventral fin of a fish; the ventral root
of a spinal nerve; -- opposed to dorsal.
(a) Of or pertaining to that surface of a carpel, petal,
etc., which faces toward the center of a flower.
(b) Of or pertaining to the lower side or surface of a
creeping moss or other low flowerless plant. Opposed
Ventral fins (Zo["o]l.), the posterior pair of fins of a
fish. They are often situated beneath the belly, but
sometimes beneath the throat.
Ventral segment. (Acoustics) See Loop, n., 5.