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fin skeletons
(English) In unpaired precaudal fins, the basal plates and radials; in the caudal fin, the vertebral column including expanded neural and haemal arches; and in the paired fins, the fin girdles, basals, and radials. (See also: precaudal vertebrae, neural arch, haemal spine)

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