HyperDic: pelvic_fin

English > 1 sense of the expression pelvic fin:
NOUNanimalpelvic fin, ventral fineither of a pair of fins attached to the pelvic girdle in fishes that help control the direction of movement
English > pelvic fin: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningEither 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.
Synonymventral fin
Broaderfinorgan of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
Spanishaleta pélvica, aleta ventral
Catalanaleta ventral, alot ventral

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