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Animal Anatomy IV

Animal Anatomy IV
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noun fin

Translation: aleta

Definition of fin in English

Flat appendage of some aquatic animals that enables swimming.

Definition of fin in Spanish

Apéndice plano, delgado y externo que poseen los animales acuáticos para desplazarse por el agua.

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noun dorsal fin

Translation: aleta dorsal

Definition of dorsal fin in English

Fin located on the back of some aquatic animals, used for stability.

Definition of dorsal fin in Spanish

Aleta situada en la parte posterior de algunos animales acuáticos para proporcionarles estabilidad.

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noun pectoral fin

Translation: aleta pectoral

Definition of pectoral fin in English

Fin located on each side of the head or just behind the gills of some aquatic animals, which is used to ascend, descend and turn.

Definition of pectoral fin in Spanish

Aleta situada en los laterales de algunos animales acuáticos, justo por detrás de las branquias, principalmente para ascender, descender y girar.

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noun ventral fin

Translation: aleta ventral

Definition of ventral fin in English

Fin located on the inferior part of some aquatic animals. between the pectoral fins and the anus, used for stability.

Definition of ventral fin in Spanish

Aleta situada en la parte inferior de algunos animales acuáticos entre las aletas pectorales y el ano, para proporcionarles estabilidad.

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noun caudal fin

Translation: aleta caudal

Definition of caudal fin in English

Fin located on the tail of some aquatic animals, used for propulsion.

Definition of caudal fin in Spanish

Aleta situada en la cola de un animal acuático para la propulsión.

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noun gill

Translation: branquia

Definition of gill in English

Respiratory organ of some aquatic animals that allows them to absorb oxygen from the water.

Definition of gill in Spanish

Órgano respiratorio de algunos animales acuáticos, que permite absorber el oxígeno presente en el agua.

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noun barbel

Translation: barbillón

Definition of barbel in English

Sensory appendage of some fish that is located on each side of the mouth, chin, or nostrils, used to search for food.

Definition of barbel in Spanish

Apéndice sensorial que poseen algunos peces a cada lado de la boca, en la barbilla o cerca de los orificios nasales para buscar alimento.

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noun baleen

Translation: barba

Definition of baleen in English

Flexible, vertical plate with frayed ends, similar to a horn in consistency, that is located in the mouths of baleen whales and enables filter-feeding.

Definition of baleen in Spanish

Lámina vertical elástica, de consistencia similar a la de un cuerno y con los bordes deshilachados, que poseen las ballenas a ambos lados del paladar para filtrar el agua y alimentarse.

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noun spiracle

Translation: espiráculo

Definition of spiracle in English

External orifice that is used for respiration in some cetaceans, arthropods, and fish.

Definition of spiracle in Spanish

Orificio externo a través del que respiran algunos cetáceos, artrópodos y peces.

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noun lateral line

Translation: línea lateral

Definition of lateral line in English

Organ of some aquatic animals that extends from the head to the tail, which enables the detection of vibrations in the water for spatial orientation or hunting.

Definition of lateral line in Spanish

Órgano que poseen algunos animales acuáticos que se extiende desde la cabeza hasta la cola, detecta vibraciones en el agua y sirve para orientarse y localizar presas.

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noun swim bladder

Translation: vejiga natatoria

Definition of swim bladder in English

Internal organ of many bony fish, which functions to store gas and control buoyancy.

Definition of swim bladder in Spanish

Órgano interno que poseen muchos peces óseos, para almacenar gases y así controlar la flotabilidad.

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noun fish bone

Translation: espina

Definition of fish bone in English

Elongated, pointed bone that, along with others of the same type, forms the skeleton of many fish.

Definition of fish bone in Spanish

Elemento alargado y puntiagudo que forma parte, junto a otros del mismo tipo, de la estructura ósea de muchos peces.