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axillary process
(english) Bony splint at base of pelvic fin. A modified, usually elongated, scale (or group of scales) present at the upper or anterior base of the pectoral or ventral fins in some bony fishes. (See also: scale, pelvic fins)
processus axillaire
(french) √Čclisse osseuse √† la base de la nageoire pelvienne. Une √©caille (ou un groupe des √©cailles) modifi√©, habituellement √©tir√©, situ√©e √† la base sup√©rieure ou ant√©rieure des nageoires pectorales ou ventrales chez quelques poissons osseux. (See also: scale, pelvic fins)
escama axilar
(portuguese) Escudo ósseo na base das barbatanas pélvicas, nomeadamente nos Sparidae. (See also: scale, pelvic fins)

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