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abbreviate heterocercal
(English) Tail in which the vertebral axis is prominently flexed upward, only partly invading upper lobe of caudal fin, fin fairly symmetrical externally. (See also: flexion, larva, larvalbase)
hétérocerque abrégé
(French) Nageoire caudale avec l'axe vertébral fléchi distinctement vers le haut, une partie du lobe supérieur déborde de la nageoire caudale, nageoire assez symétrique extérieurement. (See also: flexion, larva, larvalbase)

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