Definition of Caudal keel

1. Noun. (ichthyology) A lateral ridge found just forward of the tail fin on the caudal peduncle of some types of fast-swimming fish, that provides stability and support to the caudal fin. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caudal Keel

cauda fasciae dentatae
cauda helicis
cauda nuclei caudati
cauda pancreatis
cauda striati
caudal anaesthesia
caudal anesthesia
caudal appendage
caudal block
caudal canal
caudal fin
caudal fins
caudal flexure
caudal keel (current term)
caudal keels
caudal ligament
caudal neuropore
caudal neurosecretory system
caudal pancreatic artery
caudal peduncle
caudal peduncles
caudal pharyngeal complex
caudal retinaculum
caudal transtentorial herniation
caudal transverse fissure
caudal vertebra
caudal vertebrae

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