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hypural bones
(English) The fan-shaped series of bones (sometimes fused to one or two plate-like bones) to which the caudal fin rays are attached. (See also: urostyle, epurals, hypural)
os hypuraux
(French) Série d'os en forme d'éventail (parfois soudés en un ou deux os en forme de plaque) auxquels les rayons de la nageoire caudale sont fixés. (See also: urostyle, epurals, hypural)
ossos hipurais
(Portuguese) Série de ossos fundidos nos quais estão inseridos os raios da barbatana caudal. (See also: urostyle, epurals, hypural)

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